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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In mucosa, glands abnormally develop into tubular and branched tubular glands that are connected by dense connective tissue, and the lymphoid nodule or tissue mainly exists in the lamina propria (Fig.
baremoze in this study is short and has numerous tubular glands located in the lamina propria.
The mucous membrane of proventriculus was lined by a simple columnar epithelium, invaginating to form the simple tubular glands (Fig.1A), which was constituted by cells with basal nuclei and acidophilic cytoplasm.
The glands upon the simple tubular glands were peacock tail-liked, while the length of simple tubular glands and the thickness of the interior layer of lamina muscularis mucosae were reduced.
The invasive glands show marked variation of sizes and shapes--from simple, tubular glands to either cystically dilated lumina (Figure 7, A through C), or markedly complex and branched glands with intralumenal papillary infoldings.
A, Pyloric gland adenoma is composed of tightly packed tubular glands lined with columnar cells with amphophilic cytoplasm.
Although, theoretically, the changes of BH should affect the entire endometrium, individual microscopic foci will demonstrate variation at higher magnification with areas of increased glandular density; clusters of small, tubular glands; and areas of larger cystic or branching glands.
The glandular area presents pleats whose recesses originate deep pouches, occupied by simple tubular glands, the lining epithelium is cylindrical simple.