alveolar gland

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alveolar gland

[al′vē·ə·lər ‚gland]
(anatomy)
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Histologically, the liver parenchyma contained tubular acinar glands which constituted the exocrine pancreas forming the hepatopancreas.
Adjacent to both the urachal remnant and the benign prostatic glands were numerous small acinar glands that were histologically identical to well-differentiated prostatic adenocarcinoma (Figure 1, b).