sinus gland

sinus gland

[′sī·nəs ‚gland]
(invertebrate zoology)
An endocrine gland in higher crustaceans, lying in the eyestalk in most stalk-eyed species, which is the site of storage and release of a molt-inhibiting hormone.
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The sinus gland complex present in the eyestalks is the major endocrine center in crustaceans.
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The next day Carol was admitted to the Maxillofacial Unit (situated on the old Fazakerley Hospital site) where it was diagnosed she had a tumour in one of her sinus glands.