exocrine

Definitions of exocrine
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n a gland that secretes externally through a duct

Synonyms:
duct gland, exocrine gland
Types:
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oil gland
a gland that secretes oil
sudoriferous gland, sweat gland
any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration
lachrymal gland, lacrimal gland, tear gland
any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears
pancreas
a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
Cowper's gland, bulbourethral gland
either of two glands that discharge a component of seminal fluid into the urethra; homologous to Bartholin's gland in the female
cervical glands, cervical glands of the uterus, glandulae cervicales uteri
mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix
seminal vesicle
either of a pair of glands located on either side of the male urinary bladder that open into the vas deferens and that secrete many components of semen during ejaculation
digestive gland
any gland having ducts that pour secretions into the digestive tract
salivary gland
any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
mamma, mammary gland
milk-secreting organ of female mammals
nabothian gland
one of many small glands of the uterine cervix that secrete mucus
vestibular gland
a gland that opens into the vestibule of the vagina; secretions lubricate the vagina during coitus
dug
an udder or breast or teat
bag, udder
mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
preen gland, uropygial gland
oil-secreting gland situated at the base of the tail in most birds
glandulae sebaceae, sebaceous follicle, sebaceous gland
a cutaneous gland that secretes sebum (usually into a hair follicle) for lubricating hair and skin
apocrine gland
a large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion; in human beings located in hairy regions of the body
eccrine gland
a small sweat gland that produces only a fluid; restricted to the human skin
Bartholin's gland
either of the two posterior vestibular glands that secrete a lubricating mucus; homologous to Cowper's gland in the male
parotid gland
a large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva; in human beings it is located in front of and below each ear
sublingual gland, sublingual salivary gland
a small salivary gland that produces mucin (the viscous component of saliva); in human beings it is located on either side of the mouth under the tongue
mandibular gland, submandibular gland, submandibular salivary gland, submaxillary gland, submaxillary salivary gland
a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva; discharges saliva into the mouth under the tongue
boob, bosom, breast, knocker, tit, titty
either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
Type of:
gland, secreter, secretor, secretory organ
any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

adj of or relating to exocrine glands or their secretions

Antonyms:
endocrinal, endocrine
of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions

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