Translation of gland in Spanish:

gland

Pronunciation: /glænd/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (organ) glándula (feminine)
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    • It releases stimulating hormones that signal the thyroid gland, adrenal glands, ovaries and testes, directing them to produce their respective hormones.
    • A CT scan, however, reveals these bones and organs as well as your pancreas, adrenal glands, ureters and blood vessels - all with a higher degree of precision.
    • Hypoplasia of other organs, such as the adrenal glands, kidney, pituitary gland, and thymus, may also be attributed to tetraploidy.
    1.2 (lymph node) ganglio (masculine) my glands are swollen tengo los ganglios inflamados
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    • Mumps is caused by a virus and symptoms include swollen glands, pain when chewing and fever.
    • Other symptoms might include swollen glands, fever, recurring sore throat, memory impairment and/or sleep problems.
    • ‘My father had experienced flu-like symptoms and swollen glands for a while before diagnosis,’ Rob recalled.

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