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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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Rhymes with Exocrine Gland

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  • bourland
  • unmanned
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2. 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)

Sentences with exocrine-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Endocrine glands secrete their hormones and other substances directly across the columnar epithelial cells, while exocrine glands secrete into ducts that may themselves be protected by cuboidal epithelia.

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