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Gland Canyon

n. the cleavage (between the breasts). (see also Mammary Lane.) I’d like nothing better than being lost in Gland Canyon.
See also: canyon
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Geographically, North America was the largest market for thyroid gland disorders treatment market in 2014.
A high fibre supplement can firm up the faeces in an attempt to naturally empty the glands.
In the closing session, Gwen Collman, chief of the NIEHS Susceptibility and Population Health Branch, presented a framework upon which the results from the different BCERCs will fill in the gaps of scientific understanding about mammary gland development and breast cancer in the context of likely environmental carcinogens.
Sjogren syndrome is a chronic autoimmune condition characterized by exocrine gland dysfunction that presents with a variety of clinical symptoms, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca, xerostomia, and salivary gland swelling typically involving the parotid gland.
These days, anal glands have just become, quite literally, a pain in the backside for dogs.
Specific yoga postures can help strengthen the endocrine glands and sub-glands associated with the particular chakras and vrittis that are unbalanced.
Baggish cautioned that excision of the Bartholin's glands is a surgically challenging procedure that can take more than an hour per gland and requires intraoperative visualization with a microscope to ensure accuracy.
Clinical, histologic, and immunohistochemical studies and their relationship to pleomorphic adenomas imply that true malignant mixed tumor (carcinosarcoma) and pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary gland may share a common precursor cell in that the myoepithelial cell is a major component in their development,[5,18] On the other hand, it has been shown that some carcinosarcomas arise de novo.
1) As acinar destruction progresses, salivary production decreases and ascending infections develop, eventually leading to sialectasis developing in the gland, enlargement of the microcysts and fatty replacement of the destroyed acinar within the salivary gland parenchyma.
These disorders include autoimmune attack of the saliva gland, as seen with sicca syndrome, Sjogren's syndrome, lupus, and other autoimmune connective tissue disorders.
The urethra passes through the centre of the gland and carries urine and semen out through the penis.
Most importantly, the male has a scent gland on his scrotum that becomes critical to marking territory and advertising fitness during mating season.
While these scent-gland properties seem to be consistent in Cyphophthalmi and Laniatores, the scent gland features of a large part of Palpatores, namely in some phalangiids and in the Dyspnoi, are quite cryptic.
In this study, we investigated the residues of fluoroquinolone drugs (ciprofloxacin and pefloxacin) in the cloacal gland (a site of foam synthesis) and other tissues, such as breast muscle, testes, brain, kidney, and plasma.