serous gland


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serous gland

[′sir·əs ‚gland]
(physiology)
A structure that secretes a watery, albuminous fluid.
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The parotid gland of Zaeclyus is a typical serous gland, similar to those of Chaetophractus villosus and vellerosus (Estecondo et al.
3) Only about 20% are found in the lateral wall or turbinate, (3) despite the fact that there is a significantly higher proportion of mucous and serous glands located on the lateral nasal wall.
The glands of Blandin & Nuhn are mixed mucus and serous glands that are embedded within the musculature of the ventral surface of anterior tongue.