tubuloalveolar gland

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With tubuloalveolär (from latin tubus , tube 'and alveolus , small hollow', bees cell ',' small tub ') are in the histology glands referred to which both a tubular ( tubular own) and vesicular (alveolar) tissue architecture, which is a Represent a mixed form between the two types.


Tubuloalveolar glands are mostly from the exocrine secretion styp and come from a branched tubule system of glandular ducts. However, all gland ducts end in alveolar (that is, vesicle-shaped glandular end pieces ) which, in contrast to tubuloazinous glands , have a single-layer squamous epithelium and a wide lumen .

Examples of tubuloalveolar glands

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