wax gland

wax gland

[′waks ‚gland]
(anatomy)
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The female worker bees produce malleable wax platelets from the wax glands on the underside abdomen sections.
Worker bees engorged with honey secrete small, colorless wax platelets (scale-like shapes) from eight wax glands on the underside of their abdomens.
Beeswax is produced from eight wax glands on the underside of the worker bee's abdomen.