exocrine gland

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Synonyms for exocrine gland

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Although the terpenes are volatile, some remain in the secretory glands unless they are crashed.
Blockade of the CysLTl receptor prevents leukotriene stimulation of the receptor on target cells such as airway smooth muscle and secretory glands.
The researchers, however, added that several problems must be solved before the use of bio-engineered secretory glands becomes feasible, pointing to the need to set up a bank of suitable stem cells.
Among gastropods, limpet, Acmaea tessulata had six types of secretory glands in the foot.
Figure 1 shows that AQP3, AQP4, and AQP5 are all expressed in secretory glands, such as salivary and lacrimal glands.
For example, the older bees' secretory glands reactivate.
2) Although most secretory glands are normally located elsewhere, some are situated near the vibratory margin.
The ocular surface functions as a complex unit which includes the surface tissues, secretory glands, eyelids and nasolacrimal outflow channels, all linked via the neural reflex arcs which collectively form the lacrimal function unit.