compound tubular-acinous gland

compound tubular-acinous gland

[′käm‚pau̇nd ¦tüb·yə·lər ¦as·ə·nəs ‚gland]
(anatomy)
A structure in which the secreting units are simple tubes with acinous side chambers and all are connected to a common duct.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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