from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An externally secreting gland, such as a salivary gland or sweat gland that releases secretions directly or through a duct.
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- noun anatomy Any of various glands which secrete via a
duct, typically into the digestive tractor onto the skin.
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- noun a gland that secretes externally through a duct
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