glandular glandular  /ɡ ˈlæn dʒə lər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or affecting or functioning as a gland

Usage(s):

  1. Ovarian tumors are not rare, sometimes cause menstruation in children a year old, often produce glandular changes which stunt growth.
  2. Then the body's glandular forces go to work, building up the blood sugar.
  3. In glandular males, undescended testicles are brought from the abdomen into the scrotum.

News

  • Understanding the liver and how to keep it healthy

    The human liver performs an array of functions. In addition to detoxification and protein synthesis, the liver also produces chemicals necessary for digestion. Understanding the role of the liver can help people make smart choices about keeping their livers healthy and avoiding disease. Understanding the liver The largest glandular organ of the body, the liver weighs about ... Read More
    on September 26, 2013     Source: The Medina County Gazette

Quotes

  1. "I can't be finished in February when I had won the Masters Cup in November," Federer told Gazzetta dello Sport. "Now I'm well. I had glandular fever at the start of the year but I wanted to play anyway because I have lots of goals and they...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: Setanta Sports

  2. "Why mention it after his loss in Melbourne? Who has heard of it affecting a player for only 8-10 weeks? Ask Mario Ancic - he took more than 10 months to overcome glandular fever," Woodforde said. "Why not simply let the Djokovic loss slide...
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Mark Woodforde Source: The Age

  3. "He had a difficult 2008 battling glandular fever and losing his No1 ranking. After losing the semi-final of the Australian Open and the final at the French Open and Wimbledon there was speculation that he was past his best and on the slide....
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Ricky Ponting Source: SINDH TODAY

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