Meaning of oviducal in English:


Pronunciation /əʊvɪˈdjuːk(ə)l/


Anatomy Zoology

See oviduct

‘A special gland in the female, unique to elasmobranchs and known as the oviducal, nidamental, or shell gland, produces the egg case.’
  • ‘In Afrixalus, the leaf-folding frog, mating pairs construct an over-water leaf nest by folding leaves together with their legs, and gluing them together with oviducal secretions.’