sebific glands


sebific glands
1. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Single or paired glands of certain females or hermaphrodites that produce a sticky substance for binding eggs together.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Paired glands of females that secrete a substance to cement eggs together or to the substratum, or to provide a material for the egg capsule or ootheca.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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