scent gland

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scent gland

n.
A specialized apocrine gland found in many mammals that produces a strong-smelling substance.
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Researchers have now identified a ritual where a dominant male lemur will rub his tail on his scent glands and flash it at potential a potential mate, only to be met with aggression from the group.
These scent glands, which are located on either side of the anus, can become blocked and overfilled with the most putrid, dreadful substance known to mankind.
and they have scent glands on both face and back that are totally absent in true pigs.
Size of testes and scent glands in capybaras, Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris (Rodentia: Caviomorpha).
Dogs have scent glands near their bum that contain a foul secretion.
2007, 2008) and that for the external structures of the dorsal abdominal scent glands follows Bianchi et al.
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Cats have scent glands on each side of the forehead, on the chin, the lips and alongside the tail.
One, a shot skunk voiding the final dregs of his scent glands makes for an eye-burning event.
Culturing bacteria from various mammal scent glands has generally yielded only one or two, or sometimes five, kinds.
Hunted for their scent glands, the musk deer are generally shy and not many sightings have been reported in Uttarakhand.
Sadly, they were hunted to extinction in Britain for fur, meat and scent glands, probably disappearing from Wales around the 15th century.