gland of Brunner

gland of Brunner n BRUNNER'S GLAND

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  • gland of brunner — Usage: usually capitalized B : brunner s gland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brunner's gland — Brun·ner s gland bru̇n ərz n any of the compound racemose glands in the submucous layer of the duodenum that secrete alkaline mucus and a potent proteolytic enzyme called also duodenal gland, gland of Brunner Brunner Johann Conrad (1653 1727)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Brunner's glands — Section of duodenum. (Duodenal glands in submucosa labeled at right, fourth from the top.) Latin glandulae duodenales Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • brunner's gland — ˈbru̇nə(r)z noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Johann C. Brunner died 1727 Swiss anatomist : any of certain compound racemose glands in the submucous layer of the duodenum secreting alkaline mucus and a potent proteolytic enzyme * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brunner's gland — any of the glands in the submucosal layer of the duodenum, secreting an alkaline fluid into the small intestine. [after Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Brunner (1653 1727), who described them in 1687] * * * …   Universalium

  • Brunner — Johann C., Swiss anatomist, 1653–1727. See B. glands, under gland …   Medical dictionary

  • Johann Conrad Brunner — (1653 1727) was a Swiss anatomist from Diessenhofen. He studied medicine in Schaffhausen, Strasbourg and Paris. At Schaffhausen he studied under Johann Jakob Wepfer (1620 1695), who was also his father in law. Beginning in 1686 he was a professor …   Wikipedia

  • Exocrine gland — Exocrine glands are glands that secrete their products (enzymes) into ducts (duct glands). They are the counterparts to endocrine glands, which secrete their products (hormones) directly into the bloodstream (ductless glands) or release hormones… …   Wikipedia

  • Intestinal gland — Micrograph of the small intestine mucosa showing the crypts of Lieberkühn bottom 1/3 of image. H E stain. Latin glandulae inte …   Wikipedia

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