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Related to gland: endocrine gland, parotid gland, pituitary gland, pineal gland, prostate gland, thymus 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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The thyroid gland disorders treatment market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the fastest growth rate during the forecast period owing to increased disposable income and affordability of branded or generic pharmaceutical formulations in emerging economies such as China, Japan and India.
Some breeds are more prone to anal gland problems than others, indicating a possible genetic link to the disease.
Their studies demonstrate that these compounds modify the genomic profile of the rat mammary gland and that these changes are age-specific, indicating windows of vulnerability in the development of the gland.
Abstract: This case report describes a patient with Sjogren syndrome (SS) whose sole presenting feature was bilateral and painful submandibular gland enlargement.
As the dog passes a motion, the anal sphincter muscle should squeeze the gland against the faeces and so empty the glands, coating the motion with the distinctive smell.
The mind field becomes perturbed, which in turn stimulates or inhibits the secretion of the endocrine gland associated with that particular chakra causing an over- or under-secretion of hormone which then activates a certain physical/emotional response.
Results are objectively better with removing the gland, rather than just excising the skin.
A 47-year-old man presented with a mass in the left parotid gland that had been rapidly enlarging for 6 weeks.
Imaging can be helpful when investigating salivary gland pain and swelling.
If the sight of adelicious piece of cake induces physical pain in your throat, you may have salivary gland stones which can block the salivary gland ducts causing sudden and intense pain during mealtimes
BUSINESS Secretary Lord Mandelson highlighted a problem faced by many older men when he had to have an operation on his prostate gland.
The males have a gland and spike on each wrist that is used to scratch and mark saplings with highly aromatic scents.
This view is based on 1) the characteristic morphological organization of glands that clearly show an "allomonal-type" gland construction, comprising undivided, intima-lined, large-scale reservoirs along with a central orifice and 2) emission of secretions that, in most cases, is inducible by mechanical disturbance and frequently is followed by distinct behavioral steps such as "leg dabbing" (sensu Juberthie 1961).
the brain, the pituitary gland, and the adrenal glands.