<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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ecdysial glands, ecdysiasm, ecdysis
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