- accessory gland
- (Order Stomatopoda):In male reproductive system, pair of slender glands in thorax under heart; fused anteriorly and opening at tips of penes (via ducts running parallel to sperm ducts) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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