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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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These glands correspond to the Eastern mystical concept of the psychic centers called chakras, the activation of which produces psychic awareness and enlightenment.
The corpse was fixed and preserved using 10% aqueous formaldehyde solution, after which thoracic mammary glands and abdominal glands were removed by incision.
On the other hand, adenoma can be diagnosed if the proliferation of glands, tubules, and acini is random or diffuse and sharply circumscribed or capsulated.
Meibomian glands are modified sebaceous (sweat) glands.
The major salivary glands include parotid glands, submandibular glands and sublingual glands.
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is reported to be commonest benign neoplasm of salivary glands in Pakistan constituting 80-90% of all benign salivary gland tumours.
Background: Salivary glands are seromucinous exocrine glands concerned with production and secretion of saliva.
Examples are: insulin from the pancreas, cortisol and adrenaline from the adrenal glands, oestrogen and progesterone from the ovaries, pituitary hormones from the pituitary glands, thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland and testosterone from the testicles.
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is reported to be commonest benign neoplasm of salivary glands in Pakistan constituting 80-90% of all benign salivary gland tumours while mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) and adenoid cystic carcinoma (AdCC) constitute 44% and 31% of all malignant salivary gland neoplasms.
August 18, 2016--A new study in animal models suggests that the eye's lacrimal glands can be repaired by injecting a kind of regenerative "progenitor" cell.
The tear film is produced by two glands, namely the third eyelid gland (nictitans gland) and the lacrimal gland.
Physical examination revealed protrusion of pigmented and hypertrophied third eyelid glands from medial canthi of both eyes (Fig.
Q: My two-year-old female Border Collie, Lilly, regularly needs to have her anal glands emptied.
You're also more likely to feel and be aware of glands going up and down if you're a very thin ENT surgeon |Matthew Trotter person, particularly in the neck area, where it's easy for glands to stand out against the muscle and skin," adds Matthew.