- cement gland
1. Any of certain glands of invertebrates that secrete an adhesive substance.2. (ACANTHOCEPHALA)A gland or glands near the male testes that secretes a binding medium that facilitates copulation with the female.3. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)4. (NEMATA)see caudal gland.5. (ROTIFERA)see pedal glands.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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