tracheal glands

tra·che·al glands

numerous tubuloalveolar mixed glands located principally in the submucosa of the trachea; they open into the tracheal lumen through short ducts.
Synonym(s): glandulae tracheales [TA]
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Rising quickly through the ranks, he was appointed consultant at the very young age of 36 in 1966, the same year he defended his thesis on "The development of the tracheal glands in man," at the University of Copenhagen.