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Brunner's gland

noun
1.
any of the glands in the submucosal layer of the duodenum, secreting an alkaline fluid into the small intestine.
Origin
after Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Brunner (1653-1727), who described them in 1687
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Brunner's gland Brun·ner's gland (brun'ərz)
n.
See duodenal gland.

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