- to send, put, or let in; introduce; admit.
Origin of intromit
1375–1425; late Middle English intromitten < Latin intrōmittere to send in, equivalent to intrō- intro- + mittere to send
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Examples from the Web for intromittent
Intromittent organ of male placed at the distal end of the appendage of the 5th pair.
Intromittent organ of male beneath sternum of the 1st somite of the opisthosoma.
The intromittent organs of the male are remarkable for their complexity and elaboration.
Penis: the flexible, membranous, intromittent organ of the male.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- (tr) rare to enter or insert or allow to enter or be inserted
C15: from Latin intrōmittere to send in, from intro- + mittere to send
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- Conveying or sending into a body or cavity.
- To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.
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