gland disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gland disease a disorder of the glands of the body
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Usage

In literature:

Hypertrophy of the thyroid gland, which is a comparatively rare disease; 2.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The condition of Peyer's glands in this disease was considered as worthy of minute investigation.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
The condition of Peyer's glands in this disease was considered as worthy of minute investigation.
"Andersonville, Volume 2" by John McElroy
Enlarged glands, called kernels, in the fat, are marks of an ill-fed or diseased pig.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Most cases of giantism, combined as they are with imperfect mentality, are due to disease of this gland.
"Disease and Its Causes" by William Thomas Councilman
More commonly the disease affects several glands, on one or on both sides of the neck.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Hypertrophy, or enlargement of the prostate gland, is not an unfrequent disease in the adult or middle-aged man.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
This gland sometimes becomes the seat of somewhat serious disease.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
Among the first symptoms of the disease are sore throat, swollen glands, fever, etc.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
The mesenteric glands were free from any disease.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
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In news:

Stress one cause of Graves' disease, an overactive thyroid gland .
Stress one cause of Graves' disease, an overactive thyroid gland.
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland(s) is another option available for this disease.
New research reveals a non-obvious form of meibomian gland disease is preventing us from providing many of our patients with dry eye relief.
I was attacked and threatened with a disease that can bring the chills, fever, swollen glands, pounding headaches, severe fatigue, a stiff neck, sore back and joint pain including a tingling in the arms and legs.
Some researchers also suspect an inflammatory link to another form of epilepsy, infantile spasms, because children with the disease respond to ACTH, a hormone produced in the pituitary gland with strong anti- inflammatory effects.
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