GLAND

the name that describes the organ that secretes a substance needed for some bodily function or for discharge from the body. Some glands release the substance through ducts, into an organ or tract, outside the body or into the bloodstream.

GLAND: "The endocrine gland discharges products into our bloodstream."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLAND," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gland/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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