- oo- + theca (Wiktionary)
“Other species, however, simply drop the ootheca off in some hidden corner, where the babies can incubate safely while you beat their mothers to death with a shoe.”
“Female cockroaches carry their fertilized eggs around in these pod-like sacks called ootheca.”
“Some cockroaches will tote the ootheca around attached to their bodies until the babies hatch.”
“Stumble upon enough ootheca in the basement, and its liable to be the first thing you take to the lab.”
“ The production of ootheca is only found in cockroaches and the praying”
“In the species, Periplaneta Americana, the ootheca can have up to”
“I took some really nice images today of praying mantis nymphs emerging from their papery ootheca, an amazing sight.”
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Words starting with oo. Because I like the way it looks and sounds.
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