digestive organ

Accessory digestive gland

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.

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.


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