Medical Definition of Glandulae duodenales

1. Small, branched, coiled tubular glands that occur mostly in the submucosa of the first third of the duodenum; they secrete an alkaline mucoid substance that serves to neutralise gastric juice. Synonym: glandulae duodenales, Brunner's glands, Wepfer's glands. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glandulae Duodenales

glandula submandibularis
glandula suprarenalis
glandula thyroidea
glandula thyroidea accessoria
glandula uropygius
glandulae areolares
glandulae bronchiales
glandulae buccales
glandulae ceruminosae
glandulae cervicales uteri
glandulae ciliares
glandulae circumanales
glandulae conjunctivales
glandulae cutis
glandulae duodenales (current term)
glandulae endocrinae
glandulae gastricae
glandulae glomiformes
glandulae intestinales
glandulae laryngeae
glandulae molares
glandulae mucosae biliosae
glandulae nasales
glandulae oesophageae
glandulae olfactoriae
glandulae oris
glandulae palatinae

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