The gland substance may be cut and freely dilated by the finger.
In the event of pus forming the gland must be opened and drained.
But here are the Registrar-General's returns of the annual death-rate for all diseases of that gland.
But the gland which in this connection is of first importance is the thyroid.
The gland kept discharging for three or four months longer, and I have no doubt, to her great benefit.
This gland is the pancreas, and the duct is the pancreatic duct.
Wherever the swelling is, increase the vital force that supplies the gland, and so you will cure the whole evil at its source.
The gland, which is seen as a nodule, is drawn forward with forceps.
When the stuffing-box has been filled, place the gland in position and screw up tight.
This gland is sometimes so tough as to wear deeply into the base of the horn.
1690s, from French glande (Old French glandre, 13c.), from Latin glandula "gland of the throat, tonsil," diminutive of glans (genitive glandis) "acorn, nut; acorn-shaped ball," from PIE root *gwele- "acorn" (cf. Greek balanos, Armenian kalin, Old Church Slavonic zelodi "acorn;" Lithuanian gile "oak"). Earlier English form was glandula (c.1400).
A cell, a group of cells, or an organ that produces a secretion for use in or for elimination from the body.
Any of various organs, such as lymph nodes, that resemble true glands but perform a nonsecretory function.
An organ or group of specialized cells in the body that produces and secretes a specific substance, such as a hormone. See also endocrine gland, exocrine gland.