Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Brunner's gland

noun
  1. any of the glands in the submucosal layer of the duodenum, secreting an alkaline fluid into the small intestine.
Show More

Origin of Brunner's gland

after Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Brunner (1653–1727), who described them in 1687
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

brunner's gland in Medicine

Brunner's gland

(brunərz)
n.
  1. duodenal gland
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.