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Term:spicule insertion
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Definition:Insertion of the male copulatory spicules into the hermaphrodite. Spicule insertion behavior initiates when the male cloaca contacts the vulva. During most mating encounters, the spicule tips will prod the vulva continuously until they partially penetrate, which then causes the protractors to contract completely so that the spicules extend through the vulva.



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  biological_process 19391
    behavior 781
      reproductive behavior 45
        mating behavior 29
          male mating behavior 13
            spicule insertion 0
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  biological_process 19391
    reproduction 1808
      reproductive process 1805
        multi-organism reproductive process 1257
          sexual reproduction 1003
            mating 53
              mating behavior 29
                male mating behavior 13
                  spicule insertion 0
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