Salt-gland definition

Any of various glands in a plant or animal that excretes a concentrated salt solution.
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Any of various glands in a plant or animal that excretes a concentrated salt solution.
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A specialized gland, located near the eyes or nose of certain marine animals that secretes a liquid having a high salt content; it enables the animal to drink seawater without having to eliminate the excess salt through the kidneys.
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Noun

Singular:
salt-gland
Plural:
salt glands