oil gland

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Word History and Origins

Origin of oil gland1

First recorded in 1825–35

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Example Sentences

From clogged oil glands to hormonal shifts, it’s important to discuss what’s happening with your dermatologist.

To decimate the malformation, destroying the offending oil gland once it morphs into something with a head.

The oil gland varies in development, and is sometimes absent.

Sever the backbone at the joint, and then you have all the root of the tail, together with the oil-gland, dissected from the body.

In two tailless fowls which I examined the oil-gland was aborted.

Tail expanded, directed upwards, formed of many feathers; oil-gland aborted; body and beak rather short.

The oil-gland varies in development, and is sometimes quite aborted.


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