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gland

noun [C] uk   us   /ɡlænd/
an organ of the body or of a plant that secretes (= produces) liquid chemicals that have various purposes: The glands in my neck are a bit swollen.
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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