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Definition 1: any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for ductless gland in the sense of this definition

(ductless gland is a kind of ...) any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) yellow endocrine tissue that forms in a ruptured Graafian follicle following the release of an ovum; it degenerates after a few days unless pregnancy has begun

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) the medulla of the adrenal gland; secretes epinephrine

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) the cortex of the adrenal gland; secretes corticosterone and sex hormones

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ; secrete insulin and other hormones

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) a small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) a thin piece of tissue that has become part of the posterior pituitary

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) the anterior part of the anterior pituitary

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) located near the base of the neck

(... is a kind of ductless gland ) a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced

(... is part of ductless gland) the system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily metabolic activity

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