cement gland
Special concentrations of cells in dermal cover of cirripeds which function for secreting calcareous substance of valves; possibly equivalent to dermal glands of other crustaceans [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Anostraca):
Pair of glands dorsal and proximal to eggs in ovisac; produces outer cover of eggs [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Glandular structure, one associated with and opening at base of each antennule. Used by cyprid larva in attachment to substratum. (Syn. adhesive gland) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Special concentration of cells in dermal cover that secretes calcareous substances of valves (Cirripedia) [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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