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cli•tel•lum



Pronunciation: (klī-tel'um), [key]
n.,
pl. -tel•laPronunciation: (-tel'u). [key]

a ring or saddle-shaped region of glandular tissue in the body wall of certain annelids, as earthworms and some leeches, that after copulation secretes a cocoon in which the eggs and sperm are deposited for fertilization and development.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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