Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈgland\

Medical Definition of GLAND

:  a cell, group of cells, or organ of endothelial origin that selectively removes materials from the blood, concentrates or alters them, and secretes them for further use in the body or for elimination from the body
:  any of various animal structures (as a lymph node) suggestive of glands though not secretory in function
gland·less \ˈglan-dləs\ adjective
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