Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Gastric Caecum (pl. gastric caeca)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1037

Bladder-like extensions of the midgut that function in food absorption.

 Alimentary Canal and Digestion

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