from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. one of a pair of large green glands in Crustacea, supposed to serve as kidneys. They have their outlets at the bases of the larger antennæ.
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- n. one of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae
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