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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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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].
Androgen A class of steroid hormones that stimulate the male accessory sex glands and promotes development of male secondary sex traits (e.
Primary structure and identification of closely related proteins in the male accessory sex glands and on the spermatozoa.
The significantly higher values of VEJ and VSEJ for LW boars compared to CR boars (Fig 2a) could arise from greater secretory capacity of the accessory sex glands and higher semen storage capacity of the epididymis of the LW boars.
The vesicular glands are a pair of lobular accessory sex glands located at the origin of the urethra from the urinary bladder and are easily identified because of their appearance like "cluster of grapes".
The accessory sex glands (prostate gland, vesicular glands, and bulbourethral glands) are aligned along the urethra distal to the point where the deferent ducts empty into the urethra.