• (n.) An organ for secreting something to be used in, or eliminated from, the body; as, the sebaceous glands of the skin; the salivary glands of the mouth.
  • (n.) An organ or part which resembles a secreting, or true, gland, as the ductless, lymphatic, pineal, and pituitary glands, the functions of which are very imperfectly known.
  • (n.) A special organ of plants, usually minute and globular, which often secretes some kind of resinous, gummy, or aromatic product.
  • (n.) Any very small prominence.
  • (n.) The movable part of a stuffing box by which the packing is compressed; -- sometimes called a follower. See Illust. of Stuffing box, under Stuffing.
  • (n.) The crosspiece of a bayonet clutch.

Compare gland with other words:

gland vs. glans

aland vs. gland

gland vs. grand

bland vs. gland

eland vs. gland

glad vs. gland

gland vs. land

cyst vs. gland

duct vs. gland

browspot vs. gland

gland vs. vitellogene

biglandular vs. gland

gland vs. lymphogenic

gland vs. retinaculum

gland vs. lymphadenoma

gland vs. glandiform

gland vs. mobile

gland vs. nectary

gland vs. vives

gland vs. hepatopancreas

arytenoid vs. gland

gland vs. secretion

gland vs. thymic

gland vs. testis

gland vs. perspiration

acromegaly vs. gland

gland vs. synapse

adenous vs. gland

adenotomy vs. gland

adenotomic vs. gland

adenose vs. gland

adenophyllous vs. gland

adenophorous vs. gland

adenology vs. gland

adenography vs. gland

adeniform vs. gland

adenalgia vs. gland

gland vs. ranula

gland vs. hilum

acinus vs. gland

faucet vs. gland

gland vs. valve

gland vs. tap

gland vs. glandulous

gland vs. glandule

gland vs. glandular

gland vs. glanders

gland vs. organ

gland vs. testicle

box vs. gland