oil gland

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noun


Nearby words

  1. oil color,
  2. oil derrick,
  3. oil drum,
  4. oil field,
  5. oil gilding,
  6. oil hardening,
  7. oil meal,
  8. oil of anise,
  9. oil of cade,
  10. oil of catechumens

Origin of oil gland

First recorded in 1825–35

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Medicine definitions for oil gland

oil gland

n.

A gland, such as a sebaceous gland, that secretes an oily substance.

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