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perineal gland

  

      n     (Zoology)   one of a pair of glands that are situated near the anus in some mammals and secrete an odorous substance  
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perineum  
      n   pl   , -nea  
1    the region of the body between the anus and the genital organs, including some of the underlying structures  
2    the nearly diamond-shaped surface of the human trunk between the thighs  
     (C17: from New Latin, from Greek perinaion, from peri- + inein to empty out)  
   perineal             adj  


perineal gland  
      n     (Zoology)   one of a pair of glands that are situated near the anus in some mammals and secrete an odorous substance  

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