hepatopancreas

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hepatopancreas

[¦hep·əd·ō′paŋ·krē·əs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A gland in crustaceans and certain other invertebrates that combines the digestive functions of the liver and pancreas of vertebrates.
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025% w/v aqueous extract of NHP-infected tissue prepared from pooled NHP-infected hepatopancreases.