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Synonyms for gland

any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

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The chest wall mass histology (figure 3, C and D), was consistent with the ear canal biopsies and suggestive of metastatic (likely mucoepidermoid) adenocarcinoma of the ceruminous glands of the ear canal.
1) Immunohistochemical and electron microscopic studies of these tumors have demonstrated histologic and ultrastructural features similar to those found in ceruminous glands.
Ceruminous adenoma, also called ceruminoma, ceruminal adenorna, apocrine adenoma, or even cylindroma in the past (the latter three terms are discouraged) is a benign glandular neoplasm of ceruminous glands (modified apocrine sweat glands) that arises solely from the external auditory canal.
Cerumen is a mixture of secretions produced by the sebaceous and ceruminous glands and substances such as desquamated epithelial cells, shed hairs, and foreign bodies.
The cartilaginous portion contains loosely bound skin with numerous sebaceous and ceruminous glands, while the bony portion has a thin skin that is densely adherent to the underlying periosteum.