tubuloalveolar gland


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tubuloalveolar gland

[¦tü·byə·lō·al′vē·ə·lər ‚gland]
(anatomy)
A secreting structure having both tubular and alveolar secretory endpieces. Also known as acinotubular gland; tubuloacinous gland.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sixty-three percent of cases had secretions predominantly in peripheral tubuloalveolar glands, and 37% had secretions predominantly in the central large ductal structure.