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colleterial gland

/ (ˌkɒlɪˈtɪərɪəl) /
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noun

zoology a paired accessory reproductive gland, present in most female insects, secreting a sticky substance that forms either the egg cases or the cement that binds the eggs to a surface

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Word Origin for colleterial gland

C19: from New Latin colleterium glue-secreting organ, from Greek kolla glue + -al 1
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