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1. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word apocrine-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Dogs also have apocrine glands which are located all over your dog’s body.

2. Noun Phrase
The strong smell from onions contributes to body odor in the apocrine glands.

3. Noun Phrase
If it's an apocrine gland adenoma, surgical removal is curative.

4. Noun Phrase
Common skin tumors in dachshunds include apocrine gland tumors, affecting the anal sac.

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