Hepato-pancreas

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hepato-pancreas (Zoöl) A digestive gland in Crustacea, Mollusca, etc., usually called the liver, but different from the liver of vertebrates.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hepato-pancreas In zoology, a glandular organ of many invertebrates, the so-called liver, supposed to have both a hepatic and a pancreatic function.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "h^par "h`patos, the liver + E. pancreas,