consisting of, containing, or bearing glands.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a gland: a glandular disorder.
visceral; instinctive.

1730–40; glandule + -ar1

glandularly, adverb
interglandular, adjective
nonglandular, adjective
unglandular, adjective Unabridged
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glandular or glandulous (ˈɡlændjʊlə, ˈɡlændjʊləs)
of, relating to, containing, functioning as, or affecting a gland: glandular tissue
[C18: from Latin glandula, literally: a little acorn; see glanders]
glandulous or glandulous
[C18: from Latin glandula, literally: a little acorn; see glanders]
'glandularly or glandulous
'glandulously or glandulous

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glandular glan·du·lar (glān'jə-lər)

  1. Of, relating to, affecting, or resembling a gland or its secretion.

  2. Functioning as a gland.

  3. Having glands.

  4. Resulting from the abnormal function of a gland or glands.

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Example sentences
However, these glandular hydraulics present a certain risk.
In the unaltered or boundary layer, however, the glandular epithelium retains a columnar or cubical form.
The pancreas is a multifactorial glandular body organ that plays a part in much more than insulin production.
In some organisms the photophores are simple glandular cups.
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