Definition of Collophore. Meaning of Collophore. Synonyms of Collophore

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Definition of Collophore

Collophore
Collophore Col"lo*phore, n. [Gr. ko`lla glue + ? to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A suckerlike organ at the base of the abdomen of insects belonging to the Collembola. (b) An adhesive marginal organ of the Lucernariae.

Meaning of Collophore from wikipedia

- A collop**** is a tube-like structure on the ventral side of the first abdominal segment of the body of springtails (collembolans). It used to be believed...
- ommatidia. Collembolans have a ventral tube termed a collop**** on the first abdominal segment. The collop**** is involved in moisture absorption. On the third...
- ἔμβολος émbolos "peg"; this name was given due to the existence of the collop****, which was previously thought to stick to surfaces to stabilize the creature...
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