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Apocrine glands — a portion of the secreting cell's body is lost during secretion. ... Holocrine glands — the entire cell disintegrates to secrete its ...
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Exocrine glands are glands that secrete their products (hormones) into ducts (duct glands). They are the counterparts to endocrine glands, which secrete their products (hormones) directly into the bloodstream or release hormones (paracrines) that affect only target...
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gland n. A cell, a group of cells, or an organ that produces a secretion for use elsewhere in the body or in a body cavity or for elimination from
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parathyroid gland n. Any of usually four small kidney-shaped glands that lie in pairs near or within the posterior surface of the thyroid gland and
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The glands are found in and around your ... a long time, the glands may become abscessed. ... secondary infection of salivary glands from nearby lymph nodes. ...
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Detailed information on acne, including causes, symptoms, and different types of treatment ... Acne is a disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. ...
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Glands are organized arrangements of secretory cells. ... Although most glands give the appearance of being "solid" tissue, their ...
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Salivary glands produce the saliva used to moisten your mouth, initiate ... Secondary infection of salivary glands from adjacent lymph nodes also occurs. ...
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Swollen glands - Overview, The term "swollen glands" refers to enlargement of ... Lymph nodes are glands that play an important part in your body's defense ...
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Endocrine System, group of specialized organs and body tissues that produce, ... The primary glands that make up the human endocrine system are the hypothalamus, ...
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Glands are either. formed in the ... The extremely large salt glands dominate the skull space lateral to ... The thymus glands can be located by tracing along ...
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In fact, the adrenal glands naturally produce more cortisol during stress. ... Endocrine glands differ from other organs in the body because they release ...
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Lymph nodes are glands that play an important part in your body's defense ... Cancers that can cause swollen glands include leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, or ...
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Read about the causes swollen lymph glands (nodes) such as infection, virus, inflammation, or some types of cancer. Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options are ...
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Adrenal glands are the anti-stress glands of the body—the reserve which the body ... Your adrenal glands respond to every kind of stress in the same way, ...
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