Definition of Copulatory

1. Adjective. Of or relating to coitus or copulation.

Exact synonyms: Coital
Partainyms: Coitus, Copulation
Derivative terms: Coitus, Copulate

Definition of Copulatory

1. a. Pertaining to copulation; tending or serving to unite; copulative.

Definition of Copulatory

1. Adjective. Pertaining to copulation ¹

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Definition of Copulatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copulatory

copular verb
copular verbs
copulative conjunction
copulatory (current term)
copy-number variant
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Literary usage of Copulatory

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1. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"copulatory ORGANS In many vertebrates the eggs are fertilized after passing from the oviducts to the exterior. This is the case with the cyclostomes, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"elaborate copulatory structures of a chitinous nature, and the eggs arc fertilized tn the female without even quitting the place where they are formed on ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"Hence we must suppose that either the legs or the function have migrated, in case we assume a common origin and attempt to homologize the copulatory legs in ..."

4. On the Anatomy of the Sutroa Rostrata: A New Annelid of the Family of by Gustavus A. Eisen (1888)
"I. m. interior transverse muscular strand, ending respectively in the copulatory cushions and in the projecting ventral lobes of the body. ..."

5. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1891)
"This may be developed independently as an accessory organ of the female copulatory apparatus. There is in many forms another broad, round, or pear-shaped ..."

6. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"Key to the families of Diplopoda here described: a, Anus in terminal segment; maxillae forming a plate; integument hard; copulatory feet present. l', ..."

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