coxal gland

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Paired ducts (coelomoducts) in arthropods that lead from the coelom to the exterior and are normally involved in excretion. In arachnids one or two pairs of coxal glands in the cephalothorax open at the bases (coxae) of one or two pairs of legs.

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mesozoic/cretaceous/cretlife.html Overview of the Cretaceous period: part of the website of the University of California Museum of Paleontology

Subjects: Biological Sciences.

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