Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Ovijector

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2266

Name

Latin: ovum = egg, iacere = throw away.

Muscular portion of the terminal uterus of several nematodes, which helps to excrete the fertilized eggs.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016