hedonic gland

hedonic gland

[hē′dän·ik ‚gland]
(vertebrate zoology)
One of the mucus-secreting scent glands in many urodeles; functions in courtship.
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Male hedonic glands open into epidermal pits that are arranged in a row on either side of the head, and the pheromone produced increases female receptivity (18).
The ultrastructure and the hormonal control of product synthesis in the hedonic glands of the red-spotted newt.
Neural regulation of product discharge from the hedonic glands of the red-spotted newt.