What is another word for exocrine gland?

Pronunciation: [ɛɡzˈɒkɹa͡ɪn ɡlˈand] (IPA)

Exocrine gland is a compound term used to describe a type of gland that has ducts that lead to their target destination. The term exocrine is derived from the Greek word "exo," which means "outside," indicating the gland's ability to secrete outside the body through ducts. There are various synonyms for exocrine gland, including external gland, secretory gland, duct gland, and exocrine organ. All of these terms refer to the same type of gland that secretes externally. Exocrine glands play essential roles in regulating bodily functions, such as digestion and lubrication. Their secretions can range from enzymes to sweat and tears, highlighting the diversity and importance of these glands.

Synonyms for Exocrine gland:

What are the hypernyms for Exocrine gland?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Endocrine Glands, glands of the endocrine system, secretory glands.

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