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collophore

[kol-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈkɒl əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/
noun, Entomology
1.
a ventral tubelike structure on the abdomen of a springtail.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek koll(a) glue + -o- + -phore
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