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English definition of “gland”


noun [C]    /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    /ˈɡlæn·dʒə·lər/ adjective [not gradable] glandular secretions
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