Definition of monkey gland in English:

monkey gland

Pronunciation /ˈmʌŋkɪ ɡland/


  • A testicle from a monkey or ape used as a possible means of rejuvenation, either by being grafted on to a man, or by the injection of an extract. Frequently in plural Also attributive (allusively).


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Sheboygan Press. From monkey + gland.