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An example use of gland in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… the pineal gland is part of the physical …”
meanings of gland
A secretory structure on the surface of an organ.
An organ that synthesizes a substance, such as hormones or breast milk, and releases it, often into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland).
A gland used around a tap, valve or faucet.
A gland used around a ship's propeller shaft.
(mechanical) A compressable cylindrical case and its contents around a shaft where it passes through a barrier, intended to prevent the passage of a fluid past the barrier, such as:.