digestive gland


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digestive gland

[də′jes·tiv ‚gland]
(physiology)
Any structure that secretes digestive enzymes.
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Portions of the internal viscera, including the stomach, digestive gland, and gonads, may be partially viewed through this hole.
Three selected digital images taken from digestive gland tissue, which showed higher hemocytes proliferation than other tissues, at 100x were processed with Image Pro Plus 6.0 (Media Cybernetics, Bethesda, MD, USA) to count the number of hemocytes seen in a tissue area (0.21 mm2).
Regarding the absorption sites in the digestive tract of cephalopods, different organs are involved including the digestive gland, the appendages of the digestive duct, the cecum and the intestine.
Total RNA was isolated from the pleopods, hindgut, gills, and digestive gland of adult shrimp; the mRNA of each sample was obtained, as described in the preceding section.
Seasonal changes in the histological and biochemical profile of the gonad, digestive gland, and muscle of the Calafia mother-of-pearl oyster, Pinctada mazatlanica (Hanley, 1856) associated with gametogenesis.
Jonnalagadda have been reported histopathological alterations such as degeneration and the gathering of amebocytes in areas between the tubules in the digestive gland of snail Bellamya dissimilis exposed to endosulfan [62].
Oesophageal insertion and intestinal origin united in anterior, left side of stomach, additionally having 3 narrow ducts to digestive gland in the sa me region (Fig.
We studied the digestive gland of several sea hare species to answer the following questions.
Alterations in the digestive gland and shell of the snail Helix aspersa Muller (gastropoda, pulmonata) after prolonged starvation Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Physiology, 115(1): 11-17.