gland

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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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Because of the location of the neoplasm within the orbit, we suspect involvement of the harderian gland.
The team was also able to transplant lipid-secreting harderian glands, which are also essential for good tear function.
This happens because the harderian glands in their eyesproduce red pigments called porphyrins.