labial glands
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Salivary glands in the majority of insects, situated below the anterior part of the alimentary canal; ducts originating from these glands unite into a common duct (salivary canal) which opens near the base of the labium or hypopharynx.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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