noun, plural: sebaceous glands
An exocrine gland secreting sebum that lubricates hair and skin
A... Read More
noun, plural: endocrine glands
Any of the ductless glands secreting hormones that are released directly into... Read More
noun, plural: merocrine glands
A type of exocrine gland in which the secretory products are released without... Read More
(Science: anatomy) a gland that secretes its products through ducts or canals, such as sweatglands or mammary... Read More
noun, plural: apocrine glands
A type of exocrine gland in which the secretory products are released together... Read More
The bodily system consists of the endocrine glands, and is responsible for the production and secretion of... Read More
noun, plural: preputial glands
A type of sebaceous gland located in the folds of skin front of certain mammalian... Read More
What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More
noun, plural: myoepithelial cells
(1) (histology) A slender, spindle-shaped contractile cell forming the thin... Read More
noun, plural: areolar glands
Any of the sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple
Areolar... Read More
noun, plural: lacrimal glands
Either of the two almond-shaped glands in the upper lateral part of the orbit and... Read More
Glands that have ducts through which their secretions are carried to a particular site.
''Human anatomy and physiology,... Read More
An oily substance produced and secreted by sebaceous gland
Sebum is the substance produced and... Read More
noun, plural: secretions
(1) The physiological process of synthesizing and eventually releasing substances from... Read More
Of, pertaining to, or relating to the mode of secretion or to a kind of gland in which a part of the... Read More
An exocrine gland that produces a watery, protein rich secretion, as opposed to a carbohydrate rich mucous... Read More
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Any of the saliva-secreting exocrine glands of the oral cavity.
Synonym: glandula salivaria.
Any of three... Read More
1. (Science: physiology) Secreting outwardly, via a duct.
2. (Science: anatomy) Denoting such a gland or its... Read More
A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More
(Science: anatomy) organ specialised for secretion by the infolding of an epithelial sheet.
The secretory epithelial... Read More
minor salivary glands
The smaller, largely mucous-secreting, exocrine gland's of the oral cavity, consisting of the labial,... Read More
Pertaining to internal secretions, hormonal.
Origin: gr. Krinein = to separate
The secretion of... Read More