A Definition Of Gland
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health

What does the term “gland” mean? The term “gland” refers to an organ that releases a chemical. endocrine glands are ductless and secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream. exocrine glands secrete externally, either through a tube or duct. To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.