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salt gland

noun
1.
a gland, located in the head of seabirds and various marine mammals and reptiles, that secretes into the nasal passages the excess salt imbibed or ingested.
Origin of salt gland
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • The effect of salt intake on the size and function of the salt gland of ducks.

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