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Brunner's gland

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noun
any of the glands in the submucosal layer of the duodenum, secreting an alkaline fluid into the small intestine.
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Origin of Brunner's gland

After Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Brunner (1653–1727), who described them in 1687

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Medical definitions for Brunner's gland

Brunner's gland
[ brunərz ]

n.
duodenal gland
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