receptaculum


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receptaculum

 [re″sep-tak´u-lum] (L.)
a receptacle or container.
receptaculum chy´li cisterna chyli.

re·cep·tac·u·lum

, pl.

re·cep·tac·u·la

(rē'sep-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă),
A receptacle.
Synonym(s): reservoir
[L. fr. re-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to receive, fr. capio, to take]

receptaculum

/re·cep·tac·u·lum/ (re″sep-tak´u-lum) pl. receptac´ula   [L.] a vessel or receptacle.
receptaculum chy´li  cisterna chyli.

re·cep·tac·u·lum

, pl. receptacula (rē-sĕp-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă)
A receptacle.
Synonym(s): reservoir.
[L. fr. re-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to receive, fr. capio, to take]

receptaculum

pl. receptacula [L.] a vessel or receptacle.

receptaculum chyli
cisterna chyli.
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It narrows considerably and opens into the receptaculum seminalis that is surrounded by columnar epithelium.
4 mm longis, infra dense hispida pilis ad 1 mm longis; capitula plerumque solitaria, raro pauca, pedunculi ad 22 cm longi; involucrum late campanulatum ad hemisphaericum, phyllariis 25-32 subaequalibus linearibus vel subulatis, 5-7 mm longis, apice acutis, dense puberulis, receptaculum conicum, paleis oblongis ca.
Consecuentemente, el receptaculum seminis de la hembra es tambien un organo par.
talis vero substantia alterius vel plurimarum aliarum substantiarum receptaculum esse nequeat.
solent et subterraneos specus aperire eosque multo insuper timo onerant, suffugium hiemis et receptaculum frugibus, quia rigorem frigorum eius modi loci molliunt, et si quando hostis advenit, aperta populatur, abdita autem et defossa aut ignorantur aut eo ipso fallunt, quod quaerrenda sunt.
33) All three of those epigraphers agreed that the inscription clearly read: ' rex Adefonsus humile devocione preditus fecit hoc receptaculum.