accessory glands

accessory glands
1. A pair of glands opening primarily on the venter or the eighth or ninth abdominal segment of females that secrete an adhesive substance or material forming a cover or case (ootheca) for the eggs.
2. In males, secretion glands opening into the ejaculatory duct.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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