hepatopancreas

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hepatopancreas

(ˌhɛpətəʊˈpæŋkrɪəs)
n
(Zoology) zoology an organ of some invertebrates that performs the functions of the liver and pancreas of vertebrates
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Hepatopancreases were stored in individual sample jars with 95% ethanol until processed.