accessory gland


Definition of accessory gland

: any of certain glands (such as the colleterium) associated with the reproductive organs of insects

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First Known Use of accessory gland

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Accessory gland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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