n.1.(Zool.) A spermatophore.
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Sperm duct: Comstock labels the sperm duct "receptaculum seminis," a term more usually reserved for the female sperm storage organ; we prefer the term sperm duct or spermophore.
Interestingly, the mature spermatozoa are not densely packed in the spermophore of the palpal organ (Fig.