brunner gland

Brunner's gland

any of the glands in the submucosal layer of the duodenum, secreting an alkaline fluid into the small intestine.

after Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Brunner (1653–1727), who described them in 1687 Unabridged
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Brunner's gland Brun·ner's gland (brun'ərz)
See duodenal gland.

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