Usage examples for gland

  1. All women like Mandi have a small special gland that produces the stuff. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  2. The affected gland rapidly becomes swollen, painful and tender to the touch, and the swelling increases markedly while the patient is eating. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. We got to our feet much impressed; and now absolutely convinced that there did exist, somewhere, descendants of prehistoric men in whom the third eye- placed in the back of the head for purposes of defensive observation- had not become obsolete and reduced to the traces which we know only as the pituitary body or pituitary gland. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  4. The only way to afford relief is to expose the gland and withdraw it from behind the sternum by making traction on its capsule. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  5. Because, as Biology shows, not only does each of the two parents contribute to offspring, but there being both a right and a left reproductive gland in members of both sexes, the contribution either parent supplies must have been derived from one or other of these glands in them. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  6. As soon as the little boats load up at the Lung Station, off they sail on this wonderful stream, carrying their freight to the Muscle Country, the Skin Country or the Gland Country. – Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt-Jones
  7. Cypridina luciferin is found in the luminous gland of the animal and possibly in parts non- luminous as well as in the luminous organ. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  8. If you increase the amount of sugar in the diet, the gland becomes just that much more active to get rid of it and the hypoglycemia gets worse. – New Apples in the Garden by Kris Ottman Neville
  9. The reader has perhaps remarked above that he speaks of the soul as having her chief seat in the pineal gland. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  10. In order to carry out stirring operations in the presence of a gas or mixture of gases other than air, some form of gland or seal may be necessary where the stirrer passes through the bearing in which it runs. – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  11. Other cases of mental deficiency may be due to an alteration in the pituitary gland. – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  12. The latter develop in manifold variety into skin and nerve, muscle and blood, gut and gland; they differentiate, and may lose almost all protoplasmic likeness to the mother ovum. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  13. On the eighteenth day of my treatment the patient left the house for the first time, and continued improving from day to day, the packs being continued for about two weeks longer on account of the broken gland, which continued to discharge. – Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms by Charles Munde