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    • some of various glands making hormonal secretions that…
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endocrine gland definition

  • noun:
    • some of various glands making hormonal secretions that pass into the bloodstream. The hormonal glands include the thyroid, parathyroids, anterior and posterior pituitary, pancreas, adrenal glands, pineal, and gonads. Also referred to as ductless gland.
    • any one of numerous glands that secrete bodily hormones straight into the bloodstream or lymph and never through a duct.
    • some of the glands regarding the urinary tract that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
    • Any of numerous glands creating hormonal secretions that go directly into the bloodstream. The endocrine glands include the thyroid, parathyroids, anterior and posterior pituitary, pancreas, adrenals, pineal, and gonads. Also known as ductless gland.
    • Any of various glands that secrete hormones straight into the blood or lymph rather than through a duct.
    • the glands of this urinary system that secrete bodily hormones into the bloodstream
    • some of various glands making hormonal secretions that go straight into the bloodstream. The hormonal glands range from the thyroid, parathyroids, anterior and posterior pituitary, pancreas, adrenals, pineal, and gonads. Also referred to as ductless gland.
    • Any of various glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream or lymph and not through a duct.
    • some of the glands associated with the endocrine system that secrete bodily hormones directly into the bloodstream
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