hepatic cecum
pl. caeca/ceca Pouchlike diverticulum generally connected with the mesenteron in many invertebrates; see hepatopancreas.

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  • hepatic cecum — Pouchlike diverticulum generally connected with mesenteron, with liver function; also see hepatopancreas [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cladocera): Digestive cecum [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Cumacea): One of up to four pairs of relatively short,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • cecum — (Order Cladocera): Digestive cecum [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Notostraca): One of two outpocketings of midgut. Elongate and extensively branched with carapace. Opens into digestive tract posterior to esophagus/midgut border. (Syn. midgut… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic gland — (Order Euphausiacea): One of two large, branching digestive organs arising ventrally at border of pyloric stomach and midgut. Extends through most of thorax. (Syn. digestive cecum, hepatic cecum, hepato pancreas) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic caecum — См. hepatic cecum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hepatic caeca — Pouch like diverticula generally connected with mesenteron, serving functions of liver [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. See: hepatic cecum [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Cecum — For the genus of sea snails, see Caecum (genus). Not to be confused with sacrum. Cecum …   Wikipedia

  • digestive cecum — (Order Cladocera): One of two lateral outpocketings of midgut; located in head posterior to border of esophagus and midgut. An additional unpaired cecum may open into posterior end of digestive tract. (Syn. cecum, hepatic cecum, midgut… …   Crustacea glossary

  • midgut cecum — (Order Amphipoda): One of several tubular outpocketings of digestive tract. According to position, one may distinguish: (1) two pairs of posteriorly directed lateral ceca (two dorsal and two ventral) arising at stomach/midgut border and extending …   Crustacea glossary

  • dorsal cecum — (Order Mysida): Typically unpaired dorsal outpocketing of digestive tract at border of pyloric stomach and midgut. (paired, unpaired) (see also lateral cecum). (Syn. dorsal diverticulum) [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Euphausiacea): One of two… …   Crustacea glossary

  • digestive gland — (Order Decapoda): Hepatic cecum [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Stomatopoda): Pair of large glands, one originating from each side of pyloric stomach and extending along midgut. Fills most of body, giving rise to pair of lateral pouches in posterior …   Crustacea glossary

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