From ZooTerms (Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology)
Arthropoda: Insecta) In Hymenoptera: a. Lateral: a long coiled chain of follicles in the antero-dorsal region of the head of worker Apoidea; the source of royal jelly. b. Ventral: a transverse row of cells opening into the floor of the pharynx between the ducts of the lateral pharyngeal glands.pharyngeal glands: 1. (
2. (NEMATA) see esophageal glands.