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gland

noun [C]  /ɡlænd/ us  
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]  /ˈɡlæn·dʒə·lər/ us  
glandular secretions
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