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glandular diseases

glandular diseases is a plural form of glandular disease

glandular disease


a disorder of the glands of the body


state noun (stable states of affairs)


glandular diseases

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Princeton WordNet

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

adenosis [health]

a minor glandular condition typified by swelling of the lymph glands (11 of 246 words, pronunciation)




a disease of a gland. The diseased gland has abnormal formation of glandular tissue or abnormal enlargement of glandular tissue. (20 of 77 words)


American Heritage Dictionary:

adenosis | adenoses [plural]

A disease of a gland, especially one marked by the abnormal formation or enlargement of glandular tissue. (17 of 23 words, pronunciations)


Random House Dictionary:

adenosis [pathology]

abnormal development or enlargement of glandular tissue. | any disease of a gland. (12 of 20 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

adenosis | adenosises [plural]

any disease of glands; especially, the abnormal development of glandular tissue (11 of 20 words, pronunciations)



adenosis | adenoses [plural]

Benign swelling, scarring or enlargement of the lymph glands; a minor, low-risk glandular condition. (14 of 15 words)



disorder [entry 1, verb] | confuse [synonym, sense-specific] | derange [synonym, sense-specific] | disarrange [synonym, sense-specific] | disarray [synonym, sense-specific] | discompose [synonym, sense-specific] | dishevel [synonym, sense-specific] | disjoint [synonym, sense-specific] | dislocate [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to disturb the order of | to disturb the regular or normal functions of (13 of 123 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


disorder [entry 2, noun] | chance-medley [synonym, sense-specific] | confusion [synonym, sense-specific] | disarrangement [synonym, sense-specific] | disarray [synonym, sense-specific] | dishevelment [synonym, sense-specific] | chaos [synonym, sense-specific] | disorderedness [synonym, sense-specific] | disorderliness [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

lack of order | breach of the peace or public order | an abnormal physical or mental condition (16 of 144 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples)

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Oxford Dictionary:

disorder | disordered

a state of confusion | the breakdown of peaceful and law-abiding public behaviour | [medicine] : an illness that disrupts normal physical or mental ... (22 of 134 words, 6 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

disorder | disorders [plural]

[countable/uncountable] an illness or medical condition | [uncountable] a situation in which people behave in a noisy or violent way in public, often ... (22 of 89 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

disorder [entry 1]

a state of untidiness or lack of organization (8 of 45 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/disorder 1

disorder [entry 2]

an illness of the mind or body (7 of 27 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/disorder 2

disorder [entry 3]

an angry, possibly violent, expression of not being happy or satisfied about something, especially about a political matter, by crowds of people (22 of 43 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/disorder 3

Encarta Dictionary:


the unusual enlargement or development of a gland | a disease characterized by adenosis (13 of 28 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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