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Is there a gland that secretes vitamin d?
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No.
Vitamin d is made in your skin when you're exposed to sufficient sunlight, it can be eaten in some foods, or it can be taken as a supplement.
It is not secreted by a gland.

In brief: No.
Vitamin d is made in your skin when you're exposed to sufficient sunlight, it can be eaten in some foods, or it can be taken as a supplement.
It is not secreted by a gland.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: No
No VitaminD is not secreted by any gland in the body.
Some amount comes from food and rest is synthesized in the body from sun exposure.At least 20to25 minutes exposure.

In brief: No
No VitaminD is not secreted by any gland in the body.
Some amount comes from food and rest is synthesized in the body from sun exposure.At least 20to25 minutes exposure.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Surgery - Head & Neck
In brief: Gland
No gland secretes vitamin D.
It is absorbed through the gut and activated through various organs (skin, liver, and kidneys). 40% of Americans are vitamin D deficient.

In brief: Gland
No gland secretes vitamin D.
It is absorbed through the gut and activated through various organs (skin, liver, and kidneys). 40% of Americans are vitamin D deficient.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
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Dr. Jason Burke
Anesthesiology
In brief: The skin
The skin is not a gland, but some people call it an organ.
With adequate sunlight exposure, the skin will manufacture vitamin d3, the most active form of vitamin d.

In brief: The skin
The skin is not a gland, but some people call it an organ.
With adequate sunlight exposure, the skin will manufacture vitamin d3, the most active form of vitamin d.
Dr. Jason Burke
Dr. Jason Burke
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