adhesion organs

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adhesion organs: 1. Any of numerous invertebrate organs used for adhesion to various surfaces.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) Abdominal suckers, tarsal suckers and ventral tube.

3. (NEMATA) The spinneret.

4. (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) Suckers, bothria and bothridia.

5. (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda) Oral and ventral suckers.

6. (Rotifera) Pedal glands in the toes.