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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter N.
naiad
The immature instar of an aquatic hemimetabolous insect

neurohemal organs
Specialized organs, similar to glands, that store their secretory product in a special chamber until stimulated to release it by a signal from the nervous system (or another hormone).

neurosecretory cells
Specialized nerve cells (neurons) that respond to stimulation by producing and secreting specific chemical messengers. Functionally, they serve as a link between the nervous system and the endocrine system.

notum
Dorsal region of a thoracic segment