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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Both tubular glands in the lobules and central cystic channels are lined by a single layer of tall columnar cells with clear, mucin-filled cytoplasm and basal, bland, round to oval nuclei with indistinct nucleoli (Figure 8, C).
B, Medium-power appearance showing central dilated channel surrounded by proliferation of small tubular glands.
C, Tubular pattern composed of small tubular glands with eosinophilic intraluminal secretions; tubular pattern is the most specific for mesonephric adenocarcinoma (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnifications X100 [A], X200 [B], and X400 [C]).
24 mm thick, and the simple straight tubular glands, occupying all the lamina propria, were 0.
The cells lining the epithelium and the cavities of the simple tubular glands in the proventriculus showed a weak positive reaction with PAS stain (Fig.
The tubular glands have the two characteristic cell types: secretory cells plenty of supranuclear granules and ciliated cells with luminal nucleus (Figure 14).
It is lined by a columnar ciliated epithelium that invaginates to form crypts where long curved tubular glands originate.
The glandular region, presents a mucous membrane with a glandular epithelium that originate folds whose recesses produce deep pits (glandular bags), in its great majority occupied by simple or sometimes ramified tubular glands.
The wider central region, with simple tubular glands of mucous secretion (Fig.
A, Pyloric gland adenoma is composed of tightly packed tubular glands lined with columnar cells with amphophilic cytoplasm.