target gland

noun

Medical Definition of target gland

: an endocrine organ of which the functional activity is controlled by tropic hormones secreted by the pituitary gland

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“Target gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/target%20gland. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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