anal gland

noun

Definition of anal gland

  1. :  any of numerous glands, occurring solitary or in pairs or groups, near the anus and sometimes opening into the rectum: such as a :  either of the paired glands of a skunk that produce an offensive secretion b :  a gland in mollusks of the genus Murex that secretes a purple substance used in dyeing c :  ink sac

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1801

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1801


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