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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 parotid-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Poisonous toads have enlarged glands below and in front of their ears and behind their eyes called parotid glands.

2. Noun Phrase
The parotid glands do not touch the ridges behind the eyes of the American toad.

3. Noun Phrase
The parotid glands touch the ridges behind the Fowler's toad's eyes.

4. Noun Phrase
Parasympathetic fibers in this nerve control the parotid glands, the largest of the salivary glands.

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