acinotubular gland


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tu·bu·lo·ac·i·nar gland

a gland with secretory elements that are elongated acini.
Synonym(s): acinotubular gland

acinotubular gland

[as′inōt(y)o̅o̅b′yələr]
Etymology: grape-shaped
a gland in which the acini are tube shaped.

tu·bu·lo·ac·i·nar gland

(tū'byū-lō-as'i-năr gland)
A gland with secretory elements that are elongated acini.
Synonym(s): acinotubular gland.

acinotubular gland

A gland structurally midway between an alveolar and a tubular gland.
See also: gland