Meaning of “gland” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “gland” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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glandnoun [ 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
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈɡlæn·dʒə·lər/

glandular secretions

(Definition of “gland” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)