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

noun

Medical Definition of gastric gland

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

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