tubular gland

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tubular gland

[′tü·byə·lər ′gland]
(anatomy)
A secreting structure whose secretory endpieces are tubelike or cylindrical in shape.
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The invasive tumor may be composed of irregular cystic and tubular glands, glands with intraluminal papillary infoldings, or cribriform glands (Figure 2, A and B).
5) staining procedures, the simple tubular glands appeared blue and purple in color, respectively, owing to the presence of sulfated mucins.
Long tubular glands, the uterine gland, are present in the lamina propria.
The sex accessory glands originate where the vasa deferentia converge and consist of five or six short, tubular glands.
Histopathologically, the polyp demonstrated long, tubular glands lined with ciliated respiratory epithelium.
The normal colonic mucosa is made up of straight tubular glands, termed crypts of Lieberkuhn, packed parallel to each other and perpendicular to the muscularis mucosa.
A, Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is typically composed of infiltrating tubular glands with a "never-ending" pattern, in which one gland merges imperceptibly with another in the setting of background fibrosis.
At day 21 simple coiled tubular glands were observed throughout the endometrial stroma to the adluminal border of the myometrium.
The glandular area presents pleats whose recesses originate deep pouches, occupied by simple tubular glands, the lining epithelium is cylindrical simple.