adhesion tubes

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adhesion tubes: (NEMATA) Specialized hollow, tubelike structures, that may be supplied with muscles, associated with glands presumed to secrete a sticky substance; sometimes referred to as tubular setae, adhesive bristles or ambulatory setae.