ductless

[ US /ˈdəktɫəs/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not having a duct
    ductless glands
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  • Washington stateJust over $1 million is available for rebates ranging from $75 to $750 on washing machines, refrigerators, dishwashers, water heaters and ductless air-source heat pumps. Appliance rebates: Unclaimed funds give shoppers a second chance
  • As I approached the forbidding edifice that is Tony Conigliaro Consolidated Elementary School, my heart sank from its perch just above the ruffled v-neck of my blouse to a point slightly below my spleen, which is a vascular, ductless organ whose principal functions are the storage of blood and production of lymphocytes. The Bodice-Ripper Free School Zone Act
  • Endocrine glands by contrast are ductless, and secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream.
  • He says ductless technology is improving, and while most manufacturers are now Japanese, more U.S. firms will move into the market. Houses of 2020 will be all about energy
  • With the lymphatics may be classified, for convenience, a number of organs called ductless or blood glands. A Practical Physiology
  • As regards the ductless glands, the first clew to their function was given when the great Frenchman Claude Bernard (the man of whom his admirers loved to say, "He is not a physiologist merely; he is physiology itself") discovered what is spoken of as the glycogenic function of the liver. A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume IV: Modern Development of the Chemical and Biological Sciences
  • As I approached the forbidding edifice that is Tony Conigliaro Consolidated Elementary School, my heart sank from its perch just above the ruffled v-neck of my blouse to a point slightly below my spleen, which is a vascular, ductless organ whose principal functions are the storage of blood and production of lymphocytes. The Bodice-Ripper Free School Zone Act
  • These integrations stimulate the brain-cells, the ductless glands, and other parts, and the energizing secretions, among which are epinephrin, thyroid and hypophyseal secretions, are thrown into the blood-stream, while that most available fuel, glycogen, is also mobilized in the blood. The Origin and Nature of the Emotions: Miscellaneous Papers
  • It is a "ductless" gland, its secretions apparently being taken up by absorption into the lymph, and from that into the blood. Vitality Supreme
  • The thyroid is one of the so-called ductless glands, like the adrenals above the kidneys, the pineal gland and the pituitary body. The War Terror
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