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gland

noun [C]  us   /ɡlænd/
an organ of the body that produces chemicals that influence activities such as growth, and that has an important effect on health: sweat glands
glandular
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈɡlæn·dʒə·lər/
glandular secretions
Translations of “gland”
in Vietnamese tuyến…
in Spanish glándula…
in Thai ต่อม…
in Malaysian kelenjar…
in French glande…
in German die Drüse…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腺…
in Indonesian kelenjar…
in Russian железа, лимфатический узел…
in Turkish salgı bezi, salgı üreten organ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腺…
in Polish gruczoł…
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