Mehlis' gland

noun

Meh·​lis' gland ˈmā-lis- How to pronounce Mehlis' gland (audio)
: 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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“Mehlis' gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mehlis%27%20gland. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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