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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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molossus, small numbers of these IR-cells were found in the duodenal glands (Figure 6).
Some IR-cells were observed in the duodenal glands of M.
A few cells have been found in the duodenal glands of the frugi-nectarivorous bat C.
Brunner's glands are duodenal glands localized predominantly in the submucosa of proximal duodenum.
Exemplary of the types of preneoplastic/neoplastic diseases subject to the prognostic methods of this invention are those of gastric mucosa, gallbladder, biliary ducts, and ductal cells of duodenal glands.