The capsule of a gland. [L. glandula, gland, + G. lemma, sheath]

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glan·di·lem·ma (glan″dĭ-lemґə) [gland + -lemma] the capsule or outer envelope of a gland.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • glandilemma — n. [L. dim. glans, acorn; Gr. lemma, skin] The capsule of a gland …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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