Definition of hepatopancreas in English:
Technical term for digestive gland.
- Yolk proteins may be produced in follicle cells or the ovary or even the hepatopancreas and fat body.
- Previous studies suggest that the site of decapod crustacean vitellogenin synthesis is the ovary, the hepatopancreas or both.
- For some experiments, samples of gill, claw muscle, hepatopancreas, gonad, and thoracic ganglion were also removed to serve as controls.
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