seromucous gland


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se·ro·mu·cous gland

1. a gland in which some secretory cells are serous and some mucous;
2. a gland with cells that secrete a fluid intermediate varying between a watery and a more viscous mucoid substance.
Synonym(s): glandula seromucosa

se·ro·mu·cous gland

(sēr'ō-myū'kŭs gland)
1. A gland in which some secretory cells are serous and others mucous.
2. A gland with cells that secrete a fluid intermediate between a watery and a more viscous mucoid substance.

seromucous gland

A mixed serous and mucus gland.
See also: gland

se·ro·mu·cous gland

(sēr'ō-myū'kŭs gland)
1. Gland in which some secretory cells are serous and some mucous.
2. Gland with cells that secrete a fluid intermediate varying between watery and a more viscous mucoid substances.