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Synonyms and Antonyms of gland

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gland

synonym (synonym of gland)

  • (noun.body)
    any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream (noun.body)
     

hypernym (gland IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream (noun.body)
    a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function (noun.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF gland relation)

  • (noun.animal)
    one of a pair of glands (believed to have excretory functions) in some crustaceans near the base of the large antennae (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    silk-producing gland of insects (especially of a silkworm) or spiders (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a gland that secretes externally through a duct (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream (noun.body)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.body)
    one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland (noun.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from gland)

  • (verb.body)
    generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids (verb.body)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    relating to or affecting or functioning as a gland (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym derivation secreter secretor secretory organ organ green gland sericterium serictery duct gland exocrine exocrine gland acinus release secrete glandular

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