fusula

[ fyoo-zuh-luh ]
/ ˈfyu zə lə /

noun, plural fu·su·lae [fyoo-zuh-lee] /ˈfyu zəˌli/, fu·su·las.

(in the spinneret of a spider) the terminal tube of a silk gland.

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Origin of fusula

From New Latin, dating back to 1905–10; see origin at fuse1, -ule
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