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An accessory digestive gland is a gland of the digestive system that is not a part of the digestive tract.

An example of an accessory digestive gland is the exocrine pancreas.[1]

A closely related term is "accessory digestive organ". This can include structures that play a direct role in digestion, but are not glands, such as teeth. [2]

References

  1. ^ Ahrens, Thomas; Prentice, Donna (1998). Critical care certification: preparation, review & practice exams. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange. pp. 265. ISBN 0-8385-1474-X.  
  2. ^ "Dorlands Medical Dictionary:accessory digestive organs". http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_hl_dorlands_split.jsp?pg=/ppdocs/us/common/dorlands/dorland/nine/000955313.htm.  

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