gynaecophore

Gynaecophore

Gy`n[ae]"co*phore\, n. [Gr. gynaikei^on the women's apartments + fe`rein to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) A ventral canal or groove, in which the males of some di[oe]cious trematodes carry the female. See Illust. of H[ae]matozoa.
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