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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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Wang et al., "Cathepsin A protein from the accessory sex gland of the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) plays a key role in spermatophore digestion," Journal of Insect Physiology, vol.
[7.] Moura AA1, Chapman DA, Koc H, Killian GJ (2007) A comprehensive proteomic analysis of the accessory sex gland fluid from mature Holstein bulls.
Visco-elasticity of seminal fluid in relation to the epididymal and accessory sex gland function and its impact on sperm motility.
In 7 of the 11 male fish examined, the accessory sex glands contained white/tan nodules and stripes [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1B OMITTED].
The ultrasonic anatomy of the accessory sex glands of the bull has been described (Weber et al., 1988).
Sleep deprivation is strongly associated with marked reduction in the levels of androgens2 but also leads to decrease in the weight of accessory sex glands especially the prostate gland.
Primary structure and identification of closely related proteins in the male accessory sex glands and on the spermatozoa.
3b and3c respectively) further suggest higher epididymal volume and secretory capacity of the testes and accessory sex glands of the LW boars in these groups.
Reproductive biology of invertebrates: accessory sex glands. In: Reproductive biology of invertebrates, vol.
The pelvic reproductive organs of the male are the urethra and accessory sex glands. The penis and prepuce make up the external genitalia.