Definición de silk gland en inglés:

silk gland

Silabificación: silk gland

sustantivo

  • A gland in a silkworm, spider, or other arthropod that secretes the substance that hardens as threads of silk or web.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The spider manufactures silk protein in its silk gland, at which point it is still soluble.
    • What makes it so strong is the magical transformation of tiny droplets of protein solution into silk thread that takes place in a complex structure called the silk gland.
    • The various types of silk are produced by different specialized silk glands and nozzles called spinnerets.

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