Clitellum

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Clitellum kli-tel′um the saddle of an annelid, as the earthworm
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Clitellum not present as a definite organ, as in Oligochaeta.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Like the leeches the earthworms produce cocoons which are a product of the glandular epithelium of the clitellum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
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