rhabdite

Rhabdite

Rhab"dite\, n. [Gr. "ra`bdos a rod.]

1. (Zo["o]l.) A minute smooth rodlike or fusiform structure found in the tissues of many Turbellaria.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the hard parts forming the ovipositor of insects.
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