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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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The plasma concentration of PP was positively correlated with the specific activity of pepsin in the mucosa of the cardiac gland region while negatively correlated with the pyloric gland region (p<0.
Changes of pH of abomasal contents and mucosa Age Slaughter Cardiac gland region (d) number(n) Contents mucosa 0 6 4.
It is made up of tubular mucus-producing glands that are known as the cardiac glands and which do not have parietal (or oxyntic) cells for producing hydrochloric acid (Kierszenbaum, 2004).