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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0015282

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12712  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: A gland from which secretions reach a free surface of the body by ducts.

MSH Definition: Glands of external secretion that release its secretions to the body's cavities, organs, or surface, through a duct.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A type of gland that is found in the skin, breast, eyelid, and ear. Apocrine glands in the breast secrete fat droplets into breast milk and those in the ear help form earwax. Apocrine glands in the skin and eyelid are sweat glands. Most apocrine glands in the skin are in the armpits, the groin, and the area around the nipples of the breast. Apocrine glands in the skin are scent glands, and their secretions usually have an odor. Another type of gland (eccrine gland or simple sweat gland) produces most sweat.

CSP Definition: gland that secretes its products through ducts or canals, such as sweat glands or mammary glands.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Apocrine Gland
Apocrine
Ducted gland
Exocrine gland structure (body structure)
Exocrine gland structure
Exocrine Glands
exocrine gland
Gland, Exocrine
Glands, Exocrine
Glandula exocrina

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12712 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN general: prefer specifics MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Bloom & Fawcett 94:93 FMA
AUTHORITY Cornelius Rosse FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XU9QP SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Fri Sep 22 14:52:57 PDT 2000 FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Jul 29 1996 3:10:06:023PM FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 2935-4372 CSP
DX 19700101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 70(67) MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C76.7 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20150616 MSH
MN A10.336 MSH
PM 70 MSH
SOS Duct glands AOD
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C76.7 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~115974000 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XU9QP SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T015577 MSH
TH NLM (1967) MSH
TRANSLATION Spanish: Glándula exocrine FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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