adhesion gland

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NAME:

  adhesion gland


DEFINITON:

  Groupings of specialized epithelial cells located along the dorsal ventral margin. Adhesion glands are comprised of three cell types, the viscid and releasing gland cells which penetrate through an epithelial anchor cell and terminate at the epidermal surface.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  OCLC:16809160, PMID:20865784


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0007538


ABOUT THIS TERM:

adhesion gland

  ↳is a material entity and tissue

  ↳contained in tail region, copulatory region, dorsal ventral margin of the whole animal, posterior region of the whole animal, parapharyngeal region, prepharyngeal region, head region and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of secretory system


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