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a. Of, relating to, affecting, or resembling a gland or its secretion.
b. Functioning as a gland.
2. Having glands.
3. Resulting from the abnormal function of glands or a gland.
a. Innate; visceral: has a glandular aversion to materialistic values.
b. Carnal; sensual.

[French glandulaire, from glandule, small gland, from Latin glandula; see gland1.]

glan′du·lar·ly adv.


(ˈɡlændjʊlə) or


(Anatomy) of, relating to, containing, functioning as, or affecting a gland: glandular tissue.
[C18: from Latin glandula, literally: a little acorn; see glanders]
ˈglandularly, ˈglandulously adv


(ˈglæn dʒə lər)

1. consisting of, containing, or bearing glands.
2. of, pertaining to, or resembling a gland: a glandular disorder.
3. visceral; instinctive.
[1730–40; glandule gland (now obsolete) (< Latin glandula; see gland1, -ule) + -ar1]
glan′du•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glandular - relating to or affecting or functioning as a gland; "glandular malfunctions"
غُدّي، مُتَعلِّق بالغُدد
salgıbezlerine ait


A. ADJglandular
B. CPD glandular fever Nmononucleosis f infecciosa


adj glandular feverDrüsenfieber nt


[ˈglændjʊləʳ] adjghiandolare


(glӕnd) noun
a part of the body that takes substances from the blood and stores them for use or in order that the body may get rid of them. a sweat gland; He has swollen glands in his neck.
ˈglandular (-djulə) , ((American) -dʒulər) adjective
of the glands. glandular fever.


a. 1. glandular, rel. a una glándula 2. rel. a un ganglio.
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