hepatopancreas

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noun he·pa·to·pan·cre·as \ˌhe-pə-tō-ˈpaŋ-krē-əs, -ˈpan-, hi-ˌpa-tə-\

Definition of hepatopancreas

  1. :  a glandular structure (as of a crustacean) that combines the digestive functions of the vertebrate liver and pancreas

1884

First Known Use of hepatopancreas

1884


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