The nasal
gland A gland is a group of cells in an animal's body that synthesizes substances (such as hormone A hormone (from the Greek participle , "setting in motion") is any member of a class of signaling molecules in multicellular organisms, that are tra ...
s are the seromucous glands in the respiratory region of the nasal mucous membrane. The three major types of nasal glands are anterior serous glands, seromucous glands, and Bowman glands.


Anterior serous glands

The anterior nasal glands help moisturize the nasal mucosa.

Seromucous glands

The seromucous glands are found primarily in the anterior nasal cavity, and they are also found within the nasal cavity.

Bowman glands

The Bowman glands are serous glands that help the olfactory region with smelling.


Medical DefinitionPediatric Otolaryngology


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