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 Meanings and Examples of GLAND
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gland
 n.  any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
Example Sentence:
1  Located at the base of the brain, the pituitary gland is protected by a bony structure.
2  General Hospital, said The root cause of acne is a lipid-rich gland, the sebaceous gland, which sits a few millimetres below the surface of the skin.
3  Though usually described as a digestive gland, the liver has other functions of equal or greater importance.
4  She's gone to bed with swollen glands and a temperature.
5  The center of these glands manufactures adrenaline.
6  Saliva is a liquid secreted by glands in or near the mouth.
7  Female ants release pheromones from their scent glands.
8  The findings make sense, she said, because the glands that secrete tears bear receptors.
Classic Sentence:
1  "His poor mother," murmured the major, trying to get the lachrymal gland in operation, so as to moisten the corner of his eye with a false tear.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 55. Major Cavalcanti.
2  Mr Casey leaned his head to one side and, smiling, tapped the gland of his neck with his fingers.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  He was truly crying, but it would have been difficult to say whether joy or the onions produced the greatest effect on the lachrymal glands of the old inn-keeper of the Pont-du-Gard.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 81. The Room of the Retired Baker.
4  Before the carcass was admitted here, however, it had to pass a government inspector, who sat in the doorway and felt of the glands in the neck for tuberculosis.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3