Definition of Green gland

1. Noun. One of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae.

Group relationships: Crustacean
Generic synonyms: Gland, Secreter, Secretor, Secretory Organ

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Literary usage of Green gland

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1880)
"This same green gland has been studied by Professor Huxley and Mr. Martin, who, in an elementary work on practical biology, describes it as a soft greenish ..."

2. The Crayfish: An Introduction to the Study of Zoology by Thomas Henry Huxley (1880)
"... gg. green gland, exposed in A on the left side by the removal of its sac ; ima, intermaxillary or cephalic apodeme ; ces, oesophagus seen in transverse ..."

3. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"... on a sort of green gland ; filaments very short and slender : anthers linear, opening at the point for the exclusion of the yellow pollen. ..."

4. Comparative Anatomy and Physiology by Francis Jeffrey Bell (1885)
"This is the so-called " green gland" of the crayfish, where it presents the following characters. An orifice, large enough to admit a fairly stout bristle, ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Green-gland, a special excretory gland of the crawfish and other crustaceans, ... The green-gland alone is distinctly similar to a renal excretory organ. ..."

6. The American Monthly Microscopical Journal by Chas. W. Smiley (1888)
"simplicity, though one sufficiently unlike the green-gland to require an en ... The wall of the cavities, as in the green-gland, was found to shut out the ..."

7. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1889)
"... must be derived from the ectoderm,unless the duct form long before the rest of the gland. Ishikawa's observations on the origin of the green gland of ..."

8. The Microscope: An Illustrated Monthly Designed to Popularize the Subject of (1886)
"Did they describe the methods by which certainty was obtained, one could have more confidence in the results. The Green-gland of Crustacea. ..."

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