simple tubular gland


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simple tubular gland

one of the many multicellular glands with only one duct and a tube-shaped part, such as various glands within the epithelium of the intestine.
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The proventriculus-gizzard junction was characterized by the simple tubular glands, which were separated by the connective tissue to 3-4 independent structures, called peacock tail-liked glands.
The cells lining the epithelium and the cavities of the simple tubular glands in the proventriculus showed a weak positive reaction with PAS stain (Fig.
Hodges (1974) stated that the simple tubular glands in proventriculus were artefacts of preparation, while Abumandour (2013) had not identified these glands existed in the proventriculus of falcon by using the same method.
In our present study, histochemical reactions revealed the presence of sulphated mucins in the cells of luminal epithelium and the crypts of the simple tubular glands of the proventriculus.
The central region, is characterised by the presence of abundant simple tubular glands of mucous secretion (Figs.
The dorsal region is occupied by a mucous membrane that presents simple tubular glands (Figs.

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