Definition of corpus allatum in English:

corpus allatum

Pronunciation /ˌkɔːpəs əˈlɑːtəm/ /ˌkɔːpəs əˈleɪtəm/

noun

Entomology
  • In insects: each of a pair of small endocrine organs behind the brain which secrete juvenile hormone.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin corpus allatum from classical Latin corpus + allātum, neuter past participle of affere to bring to.