noun, genitive Sa·git·tae [suh-jit-ee] /səˈdʒɪt i/. Astronomy.
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Origin of Sagitta
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A brief account of a chromatin element resembling the accessory chromosome in Sagitta has been added for comparison.
In Sagitta the formation of the mesoblast and the alimentary tract takes place in nearly the same fashion as in the Echinoderms.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Sagitta: arrow-like spots on the wings of Lepidoptera and other insects.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Observations on the Structure and Propagation of the genus Sagitta.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)|Charles Darwin
As Sagitta is hermaphrodite, there would appear to be no question of sex determination by any special chromatic element.