gastric gland

noun

Definition of gastric gland

: any of various glands in the walls of the stomach that secrete gastric juice

First Known Use of gastric gland

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Gastric gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastric%20gland. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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gastric gland

noun

Medical Definition of gastric gland

: any of various glands in the walls of the stomach that secrete gastric juice

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