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GREEN GLAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does green gland mean? 

GREEN GLAND (noun)
  The noun GREEN GLAND has 1 sense:

1. one of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae

  Familiarity information: GREEN GLAND used as a noun is very rare.


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GREEN GLAND (noun)


Sense 1green gland [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("green gland" is a kind of...):

gland; secreter; secretor; secretory organ (any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream)

Holonyms ("green gland" is a part of...):

crustacean (any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton)


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