OBO ID: GO:0042628
Term Name: mating plug formation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • copulatory plug biosynthesis
  • copulatory plug deposition
  • copulatory plug formation
  • mating plug deposition
Definition: The deposition of a plug of sperm or other gelatinous material into the opening of the vulva by a male at the termination of copulation. Probably acts to prevent subsequent matings by other males. 11267893
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available