cutaneous glands

cu·ta·ne·ous glands

[TA]
any of the glands of the skin.
Synonym(s): glandulae cutis [TA]
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Cutaneous glands are exocrine glands, as the secretion is released via a duct to the outer skin surface.
Few true cutaneous glands are found in birds, principally the uropygial gland, glands around the vent, and secretory glands of the external auditory meatus.