circumanal gland

[sûr′kəm-ānəl]

n.

Any of several sebaceous and apocrine sweat glands situated in the skin surrounding the anus.

Nearby words

  1. circulus,
  2. circum-,
  3. circum.,
  4. circumambient,
  5. circumambulate,
  6. circumbasal,
  7. circumbendibus,
  8. circumcenter,
  9. circumcircle,
  10. circumcise


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