colleterial glands

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colleterial glands also colletric glands, sebific glands: 1. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) Single or paired glands of certain females or hermaphrodites that produce a sticky substance for binding eggs together.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) Paired glands of females that secrete a substance to cement eggs together or to the substratum, or to provide a material for the egg capsule or ootheca