Definition of Glands

1. Noun. (plural of gland) ¹

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Definition of Glands

1. gland [n] - See also: gland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glands

gland disease
glanders bacillus
glands (current term)
glands of auditory tube
glands of biliary mucosa
glands of eustachian tube
glands of internal secretion
glands of mouth
glands of the female urethra
glands of the male urethra
glandula atrabiliaris
glandula basilaris
glandula bulbourethralis
glandula lacrimalis
glandula lingualis anterior
glandula mammaria

Literary usage of Glands

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"A few small glands are also found on the front and sides of the larynx. The deep cervical glands (Fig. 389) are numerous and of large size ; they form a ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"and accompany the external saphenous vein along the back of the leg, where they enter the popliteal glands. The deep lymphatic vessels of the lower ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1900)
"Of these the submucous glands have long been recognized. ... They are typical mucous glands situated in the submucous coat of the oesophagus (Plate XXI, ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"During the third the right axillary glands were distinct, the inguinal glands ... At the fourth examination the axillary and inguinal glands of both sides ..."

5. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"glands opening on the surface of the body.—There are several kinds of hypodermal glands, differing widely in function, that open on the surface of the body; ..."

6. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"All the organs of the body properly termed glands are formations of the ... The large majority of glands are composed of a single layer of epithelia. ..."

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