ductless gland


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ductless gland:

see endocrine systemendocrine system
, body control system composed of a group of glands that maintain a stable internal environment by producing chemical regulatory substances called hormones.
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organ that manufactures chemical substances. A gland may vary from a single cell to a complex system of tubes that unite and open onto a surface through a duct. The endocrine glands, e.g.
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ductless gland

[¦dək·ləs ′gland]
(physiology)
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The two-day conference aims at raising awareness of diabetes and ductless glands diseases, their prevalence rates among adults and children in the Sultanate, as well as, the latest developments in this field.