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Wax gland present in the ear canal is called

(a) sweat gland  (b) prostate gland

(c) Cowper's gland (d) sebaceous gland/ceruminous gland


Solution

(d) Sebaceous gland/Ceruminous gland are the wax-secreting glands present in the ear canal.

Whereas, sweat gland also known as sudoriferous glands are tubular structures of the skin that produces sweat.

The prostate gland is walnut sized located between the bladder and the penis and secretes the fluid that nourishes and protects sperms.

Cowper's gland/bulbourethral gland is one of the two small exocrine glands present in the reproductive system of many male mammals, It helps in the lubricating urethra for spermatozoa to pass through by the secretion of viscous fluid known as pre-ejaculate.


Biology
NCERT Exemplar
Standard XI

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