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Penetrator   /pˈɛnətrˌeɪtər/   Listen
Penetrator

noun
1.
An intruder who passes into or through (often by overcoming resistance).






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"Penetrator" Quotes from Famous Books



... spermatozoon copulates with one ovum; the membrane which is raised on the surface of the yelk immediately after one sperm-cell has penetrated (Figure 1.25 C) prevents any others from entering. All the rivals of the fortunate penetrator are excluded, and die without. But if the ovum passes into a morbid state, if it is made stiff by a lowering of its temperature or stupefied with narcotics (chloroform, morphia, nicotine, etc.), two or more spermatozoa may penetrate ...
— The Evolution of Man, V.1. • Ernst Haeckel



Words linked to "Penetrator" :   penetrate, intruder, trespasser, interloper



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