antennal gland

antennal gland

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  • antennal gland(s) — See: green gland [Martin, 2005]. Excretory gland situated in the basal article of the antennal peduncle [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Nephridial excretory organs exiting via a pore at the base of the antennae [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. One of pair… …   Crustacea glossary

  • antennal gland — 1. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Malacostraca, a complex excretory gland with ducts opening on the second antenna; green gland. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) One of a pair of glands that open on the antenna …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antennal gland. — See green gland. * * * …   Universalium

  • antennal gland. — See green gland …   Useful english dictionary

  • gland cone — (Order Amphipoda): In each antenna, conical projection on second segment of base (peduncle). Bears opening of antennal gland apically [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • maxillary gland — Excretory organ in maxillary somite with duct opening on maxilla. (Syn. shell gland) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Excretory organ located in maxillary segment, having its duct opening on maxilla. (Syn. shell gland) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Nephridial… …   Crustacea glossary

  • green gland(s) — Excretory organs situated just behind the eyes and opening on the first peduncular segment of the antennae [Ingle, 1983]. One of pair of complex excretory glands located on antenna in front of head of decapod (e.g., crayfish). (Syn. antennal… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Coxal gland — The coxal gland is a gland found in some arthropods, for collecting and excreting urine. They are found in all arachnids (with the exception of some Acari), and in other chelicerates, such as horseshoe crabs.[1] The coxal gland is thought to be… …   Wikipedia

  • green gland — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Excretory glands on the antennae of crayfish and other Malacostraca; antennal gland …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coxal gland — ▪ zoology       in certain arthropods, one of a pair of excretory organs consisting of an end sac where initial urine is collected, a tubule where secretion and reabsorption may take place, and an excretory pore at the base (coxa) of one of the… …   Universalium

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