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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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14]C-BPA in the heart, lung, kidney, and blood serum of mice, as well as in the uterus and ovary of females and in the testis, epididymis, VC gland, and preputial gland of males.
14]C-bisphenol A (BPA) in the heart, lung, muscle, adipose, testis, epididymis, vesicular-coagulating (VC) gland, preputial gland, and serum of males following subcutaneous (sc) injection of vehicle, 1, 3, 9, or 27 mg tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and subsequent dietary administration of 50 [micro]g/kg [sup.
After 30 days, 10 male mice from the treated and 10 from the control groups were sacrificed by cervical dislocation under light ether anesthesia, and the weights of the body, paired testes, preputial glands and seminal vesicles (stripped of fluid) were measured.
5 * Treatment Seminal vesicles Preputial glands (mg/10 gm B.
2]-values ([+ or -] SE) for the variables most closely related to dominance, preputial gland weight and urine marking, were 0.
The preputial glands, as we call them, are located on the inside of the buck's penal sheath.