mixed gland


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to mixed gland: exocrine gland, mucous gland, Weber's gland

mixed gland

[′mikst ′gland]
(physiology)
A gland that secretes more than one substance, especially a gland containing both mucous and serous components.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?