hepatic gland

hepatic gland
(Order Euphausiacea):
One of two large, branching digestive organs arising ventrally at border of pyloric stomach and midgut. Extends through most of thorax. (Syn. digestive cecum, hepatic cecum, hepato-pancreas) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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