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English noun: ductless gland

1. ductless gland (body) any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream


Synonymsendocrine, endocrine gland


Broader (hypernym)gland, secreter, secretor, secretory organ


Narrower (hyponym)adenohypophysis, adrenal, adrenal cortex, adrenal gland, adrenal medulla, anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland, corpus luteum, epiphysis, epiphysis cerebri, gonad, hypophysis, islands of Langerhans, isles of Langerhans, islets of Langerhans, neurohypophysis, parathyroid, parathyroid gland, pars anterior, pars distilis, pars intermedia, pars nervosa, pineal body, pineal gland, pituitary, pituitary body, pituitary gland, posterior pituitary, posterior pituitary gland, prostate, prostate gland, sex gland, suprarenal gland, thymus, thymus gland, thyroid, thyroid gland


Part meronymendocrine system









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