1. pertaining to or of the nature of a gland.
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Relating to a gland.
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a. Of, relating to, affecting, or resembling a gland or its secretion.
b. Functioning as a gland.
2. Having glands.
3. Resulting from the abnormal function of glands or a gland.
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glandular Fringe pharmacology
noun A capsule, pill or powder containing dried, ground glandular (e.g., adrenal, ovarian, pancreatic, testicular and other) and nonglandular (e.g., cerebral, hepatic and renal) tissues of animal origin; glandulars are believed to enhance the function of the organ from which the extract was produced.
adjective Referring to a gland; of glandular origin.
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1. Pertaining to, functioning as or resembling a gland or the secretion of a gland.
2. Possessing glands.
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Patient discussion about glandular
Q. What is the connection between fibromyalgia and glandular fever? How can you protect yourself from this viral infection?
A. There is a notion that some of the autoimmune conditions are caused by a trigger in the shape of a virus. Like the papiloma virus and cervical cancer. So there might be a connection between fibromyalgia and a virus.
Q. what is fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa with inflammation and squamous metaplasia fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa
A. It means that part of the mucose on the cervix area has changes from a certain kind of mucose cells to another, and that there is a bit of an inflammation around it. This should be brought to the knowledge of a gynecologist and be monitored by him/her.More discussions about glandular
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