Definition of Silk gland

1. Noun. Silk-producing gland of insects (especially of a silkworm) or spiders.

Exact synonyms: Sericterium, Serictery
Group relationships: Silkworm, Giant Silkworm, Silkworm, Wild Wilkworm
Generic synonyms: Gland, Secreter, Secretor, Secretory Organ



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silk Gland

siliqua olivae
siliquaceous
siliquae
siliquas
silique
siliques
siliquiform
siliquosa
siliquose
siliquous
siliqyiform
silk
silk-cotton tree
silk-screen printing
silk cotton
silk gland (current term)
silk hat
silk oak
silk screen print
silk stocking
silk tree
silk vine
silk wood
silkaline
silkalines
silke
silked
silken
silkened

Literary usage of Silk gland

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"silk gland sections, a, cross section of functional g!and; i, cross section of gland without secretion ; c, cross section of unmodified tubule ; . ..."

2. Entomology: With Special Reference to Its Biological and Economic Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1906)
"A transverse or radial section of a silk gland shows a layer of glandular ... Sections of silk gland of the silk worm. A, radial; B, transverse, b, ..."

3. Entomology, with Special Reference to Its Ecological Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1922)
"Sections of silk gland of the silk worm. A, radial; B, transverse, 6, basement membrane; ... A transverse or radial section of a silk gland shows a layer of ..."

4. Zoology of the Invertebrata: A Text-book for Students. by Arthur Everett Shipley (1893)
"... silk-gland. 16. ... Aggregate or dendriform silk-gland. 9. Cerebral ganglion, giving off nerves to the eyes. 18. ..."

5. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"For example, in each cell of a silk worm's silk gland there is a single ... In 4 days, a silk gland cell can manufacture a billion molecules of fibroin! ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"silk gland sections, a, cross section of functional g!and; i, cross section of gland without secretion ; c, cross section of unmodified tubule ; . ..."

7. Entomology: With Special Reference to Its Biological and Economic Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1906)
"A transverse or radial section of a silk gland shows a layer of glandular ... Sections of silk gland of the silk worm. A, radial; B, transverse, b, ..."

8. Entomology, with Special Reference to Its Ecological Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1922)
"Sections of silk gland of the silk worm. A, radial; B, transverse, 6, basement membrane; ... A transverse or radial section of a silk gland shows a layer of ..."

9. Zoology of the Invertebrata: A Text-book for Students. by Arthur Everett Shipley (1893)
"... silk-gland. 16. ... Aggregate or dendriform silk-gland. 9. Cerebral ganglion, giving off nerves to the eyes. 18. ..."

10. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"For example, in each cell of a silk worm's silk gland there is a single ... In 4 days, a silk gland cell can manufacture a billion molecules of fibroin! ..."

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