A gland in which the principal secretory cells are mucus secreting cells. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/intro/glands.htm ]

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A gland in which the principal secretory cells are mucus secreting cells.

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has exact synonym

glandula mucosa

has related synonym

mucus-secreting gland

muciparous gland

mucous secreting gland

mucus gland

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UBERON:0000414

taxon notes

In frogs and salamanders, this is the smaller of the two types of gland, the other being the granular (poison) gland. In these species the mucous gland is a cluster of cells that release secretion into a common duct[Kardong]

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