- 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. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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