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any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

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elegans males lack accessory glands inside their genital system, and there is no production of a visible genital plug (Peretti & Battan-Horenstein 2003).
Female receptivity in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) is not modulated by male accessory gland products.
Comhaire, "Chronic prostatitis and male accessory gland infection--is there an impact on male infertility (diagnosis and therapy)?" Andrologia, vol.
sperm bias are poorly investigated including the function and biology of the male accessory gland. Given the observed variation in female mating frequency and sperm bias (Boomsma and Ratnieks 1996) more information is needed about the function and the biochemistry of these compounds in social insects.
Effectiveness and limits of antimicrobial treatment on seminal leukocyte concentration and related reactive oxygen species production in patients with male accessory gland infection.
They first narrowed the cause down to seminal fluid proteins manufactured in the male flies' accessory gland; then removed individual proteins one by one to match specific molecules and responses.
However, trypan blue dye exclusion tests in these tissues indicate tissue damage in the male accessory gland of adult flies, which was further confirmed by ultrastructural observations.
The change in the accessory gland weight might suggest an alteration in the pattern of testosterone secretion.
melanogaster: the costs of egg production, mating, and the receipt of main-cell products in male accessory gland fluid.
The foot, mantle, gill, and adductor muscle were isolated from mussels, and about one quarter of the distal part, which contains the phenol gland, and the remainder of the foot, which contains the accessory gland, were separated with a scalpel.
The male accessory glands (MAGs) are the source of a variety of secreted proteins and peptides (accessory gland proteins, Acps) that belong to a number of different functional categories (Davies & Chapman 2006; Dottorini et al.
The increase of fistula output with parotid gland compression can probably be explained by the indirect pressure over the accessory gland located near the anterior edge of the parotid gland.
II a on the basis of second conjunctival appendages of aedeagus simple unbranched, spermathecal duct relatively only a little or entirely uncoiled and accessory gland recurved comprising D.