arterial gland

noun

Definition of arterial gland

: any of certain small masses of vascular and chromaffin tissue found in several parts of the body (such as the carotid and coccygeal glands)

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“Arterial gland.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arterial%20gland. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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