genital papilla

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genital papilla (plural genital papillae): 1. (Annelida) A protuberance below the neuropodium where a reproductive duct opens.

2. (Arthropoda: Chelicerata) Endite of an opisthosomatic appendage; shaped like an erectile papilla or verruca in Acari.

3. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) In some males, long genital processes on the 5th or 8th thoracomere that provides openings for the vasa deferentia and a pair of accessory glands.

4. (Arthropoda: Insecta) see papilla genitalis.

5. (NEMATA) Sensory nerve terminations, variable in size, form and arrangement on or near the male tail.