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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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In cats, total ear meatus ablation is the preferred surgical option for ceruminous gland adenocarcinomas, resulting in a longer disease-free interval and lower recurrence rate.
DISCUSSION: Ceruminous glands are modified apocrine sweat glands limited to outer 1/3 of external auditory canal.
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.
Histologically the tumor was confirmed as ceruminous gland adenoma.
Bass (2004) stated that Labrador retrievers have increased apocrine and ceruminous glands which lead to excess glandular secretions (Fig.
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.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor that affects the major and minor salivary glands, the lacrimal glands, the ceruminous glands, and occasionally the excretory glands of the female genital tract.
Cerumen refers only to the secretory product of the ceruminous glands in the external auditory canal, and it is just one component of earwax.