ecdysial glandmedical dictionary

<entomology> Insect structures that originate from the ectoderm of the ventrocaudal part of the head and serve as a source of ecdysone.

Synonyms: peritracheal glands, prothoracic glands, thoracic glands, ventral glands.

(05 Mar 2000)

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