- hindgut gland
- (Order Decapoda):Relatively small, unpaired gland opening into end of digestive tract. (Syn. rectal gland) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
Look at other dictionaries:
rectal gland — (Order Decapoda): Hindgut gland [Stachowitsch, 1992] … Crustacea glossary
human embryology — ▪ biology Introduction the process encompassing the period from the formation of an embryo, through the development of a fetus, to birth. The human body, like that of most animals, develops from a single cell produced by the union of… … Universalium
digestive system, human — Introduction the system used in the human body for the process of digestion. The human digestive system consists primarily of the digestive tract (alimentary canal), or the series of structures and organs through which food and liquids pass… … Universalium
Insect physiology — includes the physiology and biochemistry of insect organ systems. Although diverse, insects are quite similar in overall design, internally and externally. The insect is made up of three main body regions (tagmata), the head, thorax and abdomen.… … Wikipedia
termite — /terr muyt/, n. any of numerous pale colored, soft bodied, chiefly tropical social insects, of the order Isoptera, that feed on wood, some being highly destructive to buildings, furniture, etc. Also called white ant. [1775 85; taken as sing. of… … Universalium
Human gastrointestinal tract — Alimentary canal redirects here. For animal alimentary canal in general, see Gut (anatomy). Human gastrointestinal tract (Digestive System) Stomach colon rectum diagram The human gastrointestinal tract refers to the stomach a … Wikipedia
Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax … Wikipedia
insect — insectival /in sek tuy veuhl/, adj. /in sekt/, n. 1. any animal of the class Insecta, comprising small, air breathing arthropods having the body divided into three parts (head, thorax, and abdomen), and having three pairs of legs and usually two… … Universalium
Insect — For the Breed 77 album, see Insects (album). Insect Temporal range: 396–0 Ma … Wikipedia
List of distinct cell types in the adult human body — There are about 210 distinct human cell types,. There are between 50 and 75 trillion cells in the human body. Cell types can be classified by their tissue of origin. However, it is possible for some cells to have their… … Wikipedia