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Gland (IPA: /ˈɡɫænd/)


Gland (n.)

An organ for secreting something to be used in, or eliminated from, the body; as, the sebaceous glands of the skin; the salivary glands of the mouth.

Gland (n.)

An organ or part which resembles a secreting, or true, gland, as the ductless, lymphatic, pineal, and pituitary glands, the functions of which are very imperfectly known.

Gland (n.)

A special organ of plants, usually minute and globular, which often secretes some kind of resinous, gummy, or aromatic product.

Gland (n.)

Any very small prominence.

Gland (n.)

The movable part of a stuffing box by which the packing is compressed; -- sometimes called a follower. See Illust. of Stuffing box, under Stuffing.

Gland (n.)

The crosspiece of a bayonet clutch.

Gland

Type of organ in an human or animal's body

Gland

Structure in plants

Gland

Municipality in Switzerland

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Commune in Yonne, France

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Commune in Aisne, France

Gland Synonyms

Secretory Organ, Secreter, Secretor

GLAND (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Glandular

Gland (Last Name / Surname)

Gland is the #146,201 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 113 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Gland in Spanish is Glándula


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