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.
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.
A special organ of plants, usually minute and globular, which often secretes some kind of resinous, gummy, or aromatic product.
Any very small prominence.
The movable part of a stuffing box by which the packing is compressed; -- sometimes called a follower. See Illust. of Stuffing box, under Stuffing.
The crosspiece of a bayonet clutch.
Type of organ in an human or animal's body
Structure in plants
Municipality in Switzerland
Commune in Yonne, France
Commune in Aisne, France
Secretory Organ, Secreter, Secretor
|GLAND (Acronym / Abbreviation)|
|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.
Gland in Spanish is Glándula