acid gland

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acid gland also poison gland: 1. Any of numerous glands secreting acid in many invertebrates.

2. (Arthropoda: Chelicerata) In Araneae, the poison gland.

3. (Arthropoda: Diplopoda) The HCN-secreting glands.

4. (Arthropoda: Insecta) Gland of stinging Hymenoptera.

5. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) The salivary gland