digestive gland


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digestive gland

n.
A gland, such as the liver or pancreas, that secretes into the digestive tract substances necessary for digestion.
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The visceral mass is a soft, coiled portion of dorsoposterior viscera normally contained within the spire of the shell, including the digestive gland, gonad, stomach, and kidney.
From the hematoxylin"eosin stain, three randomly selected digital images taken at 20x were processed with Image Pro Plus 6.0 (Media Cybernetics, Bethesda, MD, USA) in three tissues (smooth and striated muscles and digestive gland).
Such high retention capacity was shown to be almost exclusively related to the digestive gland, since this organ retained 97% of the total cadmium body burden [40].
For indisputable identification, adult shrimp digestive gland proteinases were separated by anionic exchange chromatography and sequenced.
CUADRO 1 Variacion mensual de IGI e IL en la glandula digestiva TABLE 1 Monthly variation of IGI and IL in the digestive gland Mes I Gl (%) I L (%) Abril-2012 23.24 [+ o -] 8.02 a 37.76 [+ o -] 11.27 a Mayo 23.48 [+ o -] 5.82 a 25.80 [+ o -] 8.49 b Junio 23.16 [+ o -] 8.29 a 25.38 [+ o -] 7.80 b Julio 24.18 [+ o -] 5.59 a 28.29 [+ o -] 6.66 b.c.e Agosto 23.17 [+ o -] 5.38 a 32.74 [+ o -] 6.07 d Septiembre 20.74 [+ o -] 5.44 b 29.71 [+ o -] 8.17 e Octubre 18.67 [+ o -] 5.10 c 29.50 [+ o -] 7.75 d.e Noviembre 18.64 [+ o -] 6.09 c 27.11 [+ o -] 7.42 bce Diciembre 18.10 [+ o -] 7.50 c 28.31 [+ o -] 8.59 bce Enero-2013 22.04 [+ o -] 6.45 a 34.62 [+ o -] 7.44 d Febrero 22.26 [+ o -] 4.67 a 35.55 [+ o -] 7.85 ad Media [+ o -] desviacion estandar.
The destruction of the digestive gland was even more severe may be due to the developing of daughter sporocycts which contains many of the developing cercariae.
Cd concentrations varied among arm and digestive gland tissues in male and female samples significantly (pless than 0.05).
Calcium carbonate deposits were found only in the digestive gland of D.
Histochemical changes of carbohydrate and protein contents in the digestive gland cells of the land snail Monacha cartusiana following starvation Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 16(1): 51-55.
Akin to the human liver, the digestive gland in Cyphoma is thought to contain genes and enzymes that carry out functions similar to their human counterparts.