Exocrine gland

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Medical Definition of Exocrine gland

Exocrine gland: A gland that secretes a substance out through a duct. The exocrine glands include the salivary glands, sweat glands and glands within the gastrointestinal tract. The exocrine glands are the "glands of external secretion."


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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