from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any gland which secretes venom, mostly a modified salivary gland.


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  • After the parasites have developed fully, which requires eight days in warm weather, they make their way to the venom-gland of the mosquito and there remain until it bites, when they are injected into the body of the individual attacked along with the poison.

    Health on the Farm A Manual of Rural Sanitation and Hygiene


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