Accessory gland

accessory gland

accessory gland n.
A small mass of glandular tissue detached from, but lying near, another gland of similar structure.
Historical Examples

The accessory gland in the male (fig. 43, ag) is probably a modification of one of these organs.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour

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