glandular

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adjective glan·du·lar \ˈglan-jə-lər\

Definition of glandular

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or involving glands, gland cells, or their productsb :  having the characteristics or function of a gland

  2. 2a :  innate, inherent the almost glandular … instinct for adventure and romance — Newsweekb :  physical, sexual

glandularly

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First Known Use of glandular

circa 1740


GLANDULAR Defined for English Language Learners

glandular

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Definition of glandular for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to glands


GLANDULAR Defined for Kids

glandular

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adjective glan·du·lar \ˈglan-jə-lər\

Definition of glandular for Students

  1. :  of or relating to glands glandular secretions


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glandular

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adjective glan·du·lar \ˈglan-jə-lər\

Medical Definition of glandular

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or involving glands, gland cells, or their products

  2. 2:  having the characteristics or function of a gland glandular tissue


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