HyperDic: gland

English > 1 sense of the word gland:
NOUNbodygland, secretory organ, secretor, secreterany of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
gland > pronunciation
Soundsglae'nd
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English > gland: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.
Synonymssecretory organ, secretor, secreter
PartsacinusOne of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
Narrowerendocrine gland, endocrine, ductless glandAny of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
exocrine gland, exocrine, duct glandA gland that secretes externally through a duct
green glandOne of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae
silk gland, serictery, sericteriumsilk-producing gland of insects (especially of a silkworm / silkworm) or spiders
BroaderorganA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishglándula, órgano secretatorio, órgano segregatorio, secreter, secretor
Catalanglàndula, òrgan secretatori, òrgan segretatori, secreter, secretor
Adjectivesglandularrelating to or affecting or functioning as a gland

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