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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 suprarenal-gland


1. Noun Phrase
The adrenal glands, also known as the suprarenal glands, are paired glands that sit over each kidney and are a part of the body's endocrine system.

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