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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Usage examples (37)
  • Analysis of this influence on the gland is an extremely intricate matter and one that requires much time.
  • A whitetail's tarsal or "hock" gland is the real thing, and it can be especially effective for that reason.
  • He observed that saliva and salivary gland from the male mouse contained far more NGF than the mouse tumours.
  • The gland is of great importance in the general nutrition of the adult, and especially in individuals still undergoing development. for more
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