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Meaning of spermatheca

sper•ma•the•ca

Pronunciation: (spûr"mu-thē'ku), [key]
— pl. -cae
  1. a small sac or cavity in female or hermaphroditic invertebrates used to store sperm for fertilizing eggs, as in the queen bee.
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