esophageal gland


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esophageal gland

Any of the small scattered mucous-secreting exocrine glands in the submucosa of the esophagus.
See also: gland
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Histologically, the mucosal EGJ should be defined as the most distal ends of squamous epithelium and deep esophageal glands and ducts.
Histopathologic features of esophageal glands in the region of the gastroesophageal junction in Chinese patients with gastric cardiac cancer involving the esophagus.

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