Definitions for "Exocrine gland"
A gland that secretes onto the body surface or into a passageway connected to the exterior.
exo-, outside + crin, secrete] (n) a gland that secretes a substance through a duct or tube to an outside surface. Examples are tear glands, salivary glands, and sweat glands.
a gland that secretes substances into ducts that empty at covering or lining epithelium or directly onto a free surface