Translation of gland in Spanish:


glándula, n.

Pronunciation /ɡland//ɡlænd/


  • 1

    glándula feminine
    • There are 4-5 million exocrine glands in the body and approximately one-third of them are in the palms.
    • Within the neck, there are neck muscles, arteries, veins, lymph glands, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, oesophagus, larynx and trachea.
    • The mammary glands are specialized cutaneous glands that develop rapidly but incompletely at puberty.
    • It was first isolated from the endocrine gland in the body which has primary responsibility for holding calcium levels in your blood within a very tight range.
    • These include the genital glands (ovary and testis), broad ligament of the uterus, and spermatic cord.
    • Cells were not counted if they were in blood vessels, mucous glands, or mucous gland ducts.
    • You have three pairs of salivary glands that secrete saliva.
    • Other common head and neck cancers occur in soft tissues of the neck, which are primarily glandular such as thyroid gland and salivary gland.
    • Hypoplasia of other organs, such as the adrenal glands, kidney, pituitary gland, and thymus, may also be attributed to tetraploidy.
    • The parotid salivary glands, which produce saliva for the mouth, are found toward the back of each cheek, in the area between the ear and jaw.
    • We know that the way our cells divide and our glands secrete will become faulty and irregular.
    • In the unstimulated state, 70 percent of saliva is secreted by the submandibular and sublingual glands.
    • One, a 20 year old female, had deposits in the brain, liver, lung, bone marrow, adrenal glands, and ovaries.
    • The glands secrete parathyroid hormone, which is the primary regulator of calcium homeostasis.
    • Other sites include minor salivary glands and submandibular gland.
    • In spite of the similarity in name and location, the parathyroid glands and thyroid gland are separate glands with very different functions.
    • It releases stimulating hormones that signal the thyroid gland, adrenal glands, ovaries and testes, directing them to produce their respective hormones.
    • However, involvement of the heart, pancreas, spleen, adrenal glands, and other organs is well described.
    • The other type of sweat-producing gland, the apocrine glands, develop at puberty and are concentrated in the armpits and pubic region.
    • 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.
  • 2

    (lymph node)
    ganglio masculine
    my glands are swollen tengo los ganglios inflamados
    • 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.
    • I'd taken my top off and when he was giving me a full physical he said I had swollen glands.
    • This virus causes swollen glands in the face and neck, and can also cause deafness, and swelling of testicles in boys, and ovaries in girls.
    • Other symptoms could include swollen glands, red eyes, sore throat, diarrhea, and a rash that looks like blisters or bruises.
    • Often the sore throat feels sharp or splinterlike, and the glands are swollen.
    • He had swollen glands and a stomach bug on raceday.
    • She had swollen glands, trouble thinking clearly, and dragged through her day.
    • There is no treatment other than remedies to ease the symptoms, which include headache and fever followed by swollen glands.
    • This is to increase blood flow causing the gland to swell.
    • In meth users - partly because of the dehydration common because they do not drink enough fluids - salivary glands quit and swell shut.
    • Mumps is caused by a virus and symptoms include swollen glands, pain when chewing and fever.
    • The cold sore would never heal and then it infected my gland and it became swollen.
    • Forty five euros to have a doctor feel my throat, and tell me that my glands are swollen, then another twenty five euros to pay for the medication.
    • It is, off course, especially indicated for goitre and swollen glands of the neck.
    • Her gland started swelling and it closed the vein to the brain.