penetration gland

noun

Definition of penetration gland

: one of the anterior glands of some cercarias that actively invade the skin of the definitive host and are believed to produce a histolytic secretion

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“Penetration gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penetration%20gland. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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