pyloric glands


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py·lor·ic glands

the mucus-secreting, coiled, tubular glands of the pylorus.
Synonym(s): glandulae pyloricae

py·lor·ic glands

(pī-lōr'ik glandz)
The coiled, tubular glands of the pylorus; their cells secrete mucus.
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In the pyloric region the cells of pyloric glands are made of one type of cells, which are stained lightly with H & E stain the mucous flakes.
The pyloric gland except near the bases does not show a normal pattern.
In comparison, the inset shows nonneoplastic pyloric glands that have well-formed mucin caps and strong staining of gastric neutral mucin.
Pyloric gland adenomas (PGAs) are rare neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract that exhibit gastric pyloric gland differentiation.
The CCK-IR cells were detected in the pyloric glands of M.
They were oval or irregular in shape, open to the lumen in the pyloric gland (Figure 14).
Morphologically, pyloric gland metaplasia shows small branching glands that are composed of columnar or cuboidal cells with abundant bubbly cytoplasm.
MUC6 is expressed in the cytoplasm of antral pyloric glands but also in mucous neck cells and chief cells of the gastric body.