lateral cecum
(Order Mysida):
One of up to five pairs of digestive glands opening ventrolaterally into digestive tract at border between pyloric stomach and midgut. (See also dorsal cecum). (Syn. lateral diverticulum, digestive cecum) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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