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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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Dissection and weighing of accessory sex glands after formalin fixation, and a 5-day assay using young mature rats are reliable and feasible in the Hershberger assay.
These sites include the testes, the accessory sex glands, and the central nervous system, including the neuroendocrine system.
Table 1 outlines the methods currently available for assessing the principal targets of male reproductive toxicants in humans--the testes, the accessory sex glands, the neuroendocrine system, and sexual function.
Ethylene dibromide is one substance that affects the accessory sex glands after occupational exposure (68).