Mehlis' gland

noun
Meh·​lis' gland | \ ˈmā-lis- How to pronounce Mehlis' gland (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mehlis' gland

: one of the large unicellular glands surrounding the ootype of a flatworm and possibly playing a part in eggshell formation also : the group of such glands in a worm

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