bursal canal

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NAME:

  bursal canal


DEFINITON:

  The passageway connecting the genital atrium to the copulatory bursa. Part of the copulatory apparatus. During mating, sperm from a partner is deposited into the bursal canal, where it collects in the copulatory bursa before travelling up the oviducts to the tuba.


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000201


ABOUT THIS TERM:

bursal canal

  ↳is a material entity and tissue

  ↳contained in copulatory region, ventral region of the whole animal and posterior compartment of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳existence starts during or after juvenile

  ↳part of copulatory apparatus

  ↳specific_to Smed sexual biotype


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