perineal gland

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perineal gland

n
(Zoology) zoology one of a pair of glands that are situated near the anus in some mammals and secrete an odorous substance
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The musk is extracted from the survivors by pinning the creatures down and exposing the perineal gland at the base of the tail.
base made from the dried perineal glands of the beaver (castor in