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noun Zoology.
one of the pair of excretory organs in each side of the head region of decapod crustaceans, emptying at the base of the antennae.
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Also called antennal gland .

Origin of green gland

First recorded in 1885–90
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green gland

noun
one of a pair of excretory organs in some crustaceans that open at the base of each antenna
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