oil gland

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of oil gland

:a gland (as of the skin) that produces an oily secretion: such as
a :a sebaceous gland

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First Known Use of oil gland

circa 1836


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oil gland

noun

medical Definition of oil gland

:a gland (as of the skin) that produces an oily secretion; specifically :sebaceous gland

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