Definition of royal jelly in English:
A substance secreted by honeybee workers and fed by them to larvae that are being raised as potential queen bees.
- Produced by glands in worker bees' heads, royal jelly is fed to larvae and the adult queen bee.
- Only the queen larvae are continually fed royal jelly.
- Apart from honey, they produce beeswax, propolis, royal jelly and bee pollen, all of which have significant medicinal and cosmetic applications.
Definition of royal jelly in:
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