An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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  A specially modified ARM of CEPHALOPODS which is used to transfer SPERMATOPHORES from the male to the female.; see also: SPADIX; TENTACLE.

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