ductless gland

Origin of ductless gland

First recorded in 1840–50

Words Nearby ductless gland

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How to use ductless gland in a sentence

  • In this case also the resulting ductless gland is still of functional importance, for disease of it is associated with acromegaly.

    The Origin of Vertebrates | Walter Holbrook Gaskell
  • This is the spleen, a ductless gland, the use of which is not altogether known.

  • As I hadn't the faintest idea what a ductless gland was I continued silent.

    The Tower of Oblivion | Oliver Onions

British Dictionary definitions for ductless gland

ductless gland

  1. anatomy See endocrine gland

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Scientific definitions for ductless gland

ductless gland

[ dŭktlĭs ]

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