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a large or extra supply of something

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lake used to store water for community use

tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)

anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

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The size at which individuals first develop vitellogenic oocytes is consistent with the size at which sperm are present within the receptaculum seminalis.
The majority of Lepetodrilus elevatus examined had sperm within the receptaculum seminalis and the genital groove.
Female genitalia: Epigyne with pair of separate (although sometimes broadly touching), thick-walled, variously lobed receptacula, composed of internal systems of ducts and chambers; a single distinct fertilization duct leads from each receptaculum into bursal cavity, bending outwardly or prolaterally (often only visible when cleared epigynes are viewed laterally).
7): receptacula posteriorly convergent, together forming 'V-shape'; each receptaculum with 'nose-like' inward lobe.
30); each receptaculum with short, proximal, spur-like fertilization duct leading into bursal cavity.