Definition of glandular in English:


Line breaks: glan¦du|lar
Pronunciation: /ˈglandjʊlə
, ˈglan(d)ʒʊlə


  • Relating to or affecting a gland or glands.
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    • The prostate specimen showed glandular and stromal hyperplasia.
    • In hypertrophie gastritis, there is usually considerable chronic inflammation and glandular atrophy.
    • Further studies are needed to more clearly define the association between oral contraceptives and glandular lesions.


mid 18th century: from French glandulaire, from glandule 'gland', from Latin glandulae (see gland1).

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