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1. exocrine

noun. a gland that secretes externally through a duct.

Synonyms

  • cervical glands of the uterus
  • duct gland
  • secreter
  • bulbourethral gland
  • salivary gland
  • mammary gland
  • oil gland
  • sweat gland
  • digestive gland
  • tear gland
  • gland
  • vestibular gland
  • mamma
  • exocrine gland
  • lachrymal gland
  • Cowper's gland
  • glandulae cervicales uteri
  • secretory organ
  • seminal vesicle
  • sudoriferous gland
  • pancreas
  • secretor
  • cervical glands
  • nabothian gland

Antonyms

  • male parent

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Example sentences of the word exocrine


1. Noun, singular or mass
It 's classified as part of the exocrine system and produces fluid, which is responsible for transporting and nourishing sperm during the ejaculation process.

2. Adjective
The other type of exocrine secretory cell in the stomach is the chief cell.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some of the medical conditions that cause excess flatulence include food allergies, IBS, parasites, parvovirus, tumors, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, enteritis, and other disorders.

4. Verb, base form
According to Coates, increased appetite can be seen with certain diseases like diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, Cushing’s disease, and exocrine pancreatic deficiency.

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