Accessory digestive gland
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An accessory digestive gland is a gland of the digestive system that is not a part of the digestive tract.
An example of an accessory digestive gland is the exocrine pancreas.
A closely related term is "accessory digestive organ". This can include structures that play a direct role in digestion, but are not glands, such as teeth.
- ↑ Ahrens, Thomas; Prentice, Donna (1998). Critical care certification: preparation, review & practice exams. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange. p. 265. ISBN 0-8385-1474-X.
- ↑ "Dorlands Medical Dictionary:accessory digestive organs".
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