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  1. glands

    In animals, a gland is a group of cells in an animal's body that synthesizes substances (such as hormones) for release into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland).

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  1. glands

    Plural form of gland.

    There are a number of glands in the human body, each perform a different function depending on their location and purpose.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 9, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glands in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glands in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of glands in a Sentence

  1. Melissa McCreery:

    Stress activates your adrenal glands to release cortisol, increasing your appetite.

  2. Wouter Vogel:

    For most patients, it should technically be possible to avoid delivering radiation to this newly discovered location of the salivary gland system in the same way we try to spare known glands, our next step is to find out how we can best spare these new glands and in which patients. If we can do this, patients may experience less side effects which will benefit their overall quality of life after treatment.

  3. Rita Linkner:

    Oral vitamin A basically shuts down your sebaceous glands. If you suppress [them] for a long enough period, you can cure someone of their acne, and about 50 percent do hit that cure rate.

  4. Susanne Babbel:

    Over time, when we experience this process again and again, our adrenal glands can become fatigued. Adrenal fatigue can lead to being tired in the morning, lack of restful sleep, anxiety and depression, as well as a multitude of other symptoms.

  5. Louise Rollins-Smith:

    Amphibians, especially certain groups of frogs, produce and store large amounts of antimicrobial peptides in specialized granular glands in the skin, when the skin is injured or the frog is alarmed, they release large amounts of the peptides to protect the skin.

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