glandular

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Etymology[edit]

Mid 18th century borrowing from French glandulaire, from glandule (small gland) +‎ -aire (-ar, -ary, adjectival suffix), from Latin glandulae (glands of the throat); equivalent to glandule +‎ -ar.

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glandular (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Pertaining to a gland or glands.
    a glandular disorder
    1. Having the characteristics or function of a gland.
  2. Innate, inherent.
    • 1948, Newsweek:
      [] the almost glandular Russian instinct for adventure and romance.
  3. Physical, sexual.

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glandular (masculine and feminine plural glandulars)

  1. glandular

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glandular m or f (plural glandulares)

  1. (anatomy) glandular (pertaining to glands)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French glandulaire.

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glandular m or n (feminine singular glandulară, masculine plural glandulari, feminine and neuter plural glandulare)

  1. glandular

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin glandulāris, from Latin glandula (little acorn).

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  • IPA(key): /ɡlanduˈlaɾ/ [ɡlãn̪.d̪uˈlaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Hyphenation: glan‧du‧lar

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glandular (plural glandulares)

  1. glandular

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