from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An externally secreting gland, such as a salivary gland or sweat gland that releases its secretions directly or through a duct.
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- n. Any of various glands which secrete via a duct, typically into the digestive tract or onto the skin.
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- n. a gland that secretes externally through a duct
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