• synonyms

end piece

  1. The terminal part of the tail of a spermatozoon, consisting of the axoneme and the flagellar membrane.
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Related Words

vestige, residue, particle, remains, fragment, shred, bit, piece, farewell, windup, denouement, climax, conclusion, support, leavings, end, dross, scrap, excess, residual

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Historical Examples

  • Saw the sides of the box in half, crosswise, and remove the upper half and the end-piece.

    The Boy Craftsman

    A. Neely Hall