noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.
- exocrine gland
- green gland
- ductless gland
- endocrine gland
- duct gland
- secretory organ
- silk gland
- glans (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Salivary Gland
Example sentences of the word salivary-gland
1. Noun Phrase
Disorders of the salivary glands may produce a dry mouth.
2. Noun Phrase
Saliva is produced by salivary glands located in or near the mouth.
3. Noun Phrase
The salivary glands secrete saliva which you need to chew food properly and throughout the digestion process.
4. Noun Phrase
An inflammation of the salivary glands can also produce neck lumps.