gland of Leiblein
(MOLLUSCA)
A gland connected to the modified esophagus by a duct that secretes a strong proteolytic enzyme in some predaceous mollusks and carbohydrase in vegetarians.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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