gonopore

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NAME:

  gonopore


DEFINITON:

  The gonopore, a component of the copulatory apparatus, is an opening located on the ventral side of the animal posterior to the pharynx. The gonopore is the sole point of exit and entry for the reproductive system, allowing from reciprocal exchange of sperm during copulation and egg capsule laying.


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000203


ABOUT THIS TERM:

gonopore

  ↳is a material entity and pore

  ↳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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