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Meaning of EXOCRINE GLAND

Pronunciation:  'eksukrin gland

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a gland that secretes externally through a duct
 
 Synonyms: duct gland
 
 See Also: bulbourethral gland, cervical glands, cervical glands of the uterus, Cowper's gland, digestive gland, gland, glandulae cervicales uteri, lachrymal gland, lacrimal gland, mamma, mammary gland, nabothian gland, oil gland, pancreas, salivary gland, secreter, secretor, secretory organ, sudoriferous gland, sweat gland, tear gland, vestibular gland

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A gland that secretes its products through ducts or canals, such as sweat glands or mammary glands. Compare endocrine gland.
 

 

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