striated duct

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stri·at·ed duct

a type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product, thus converting primary saliva to secondary saliva; it derives its name from extensive infolding of the basal membrane.

stri·at·ed duct

(strī'āt-ĕd dŭkt)
A type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product; it derives its name from extensive infolding of the basal membrane.

striated duct

Any of a class of ducts within the lobules of glands, esp. salivary glands, that contain radially appearing striations within the cells, denoting the presence of mitochondria.
See also: duct

stri·at·ed duct

(strī'āt-ĕd dŭkt)
A type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product.
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The myoepithelial cells were located at the base of the acinar cells as well as intercalated and striated ducts, and were stellate in shape.
No DOG1 expression was seen in the myoepithelial cell, striated ducts, or excretory ducts.
The striated duct and excretory duct are surrounded by basal cells.
Objective: To study the histomorphological characteristics of human sublingual gland, specially of intercalated and striated ducts.
Morphology of intercalated and striated ducts was studied and their number was counted.
The mean number of striated ducts in the right gland "a" and "b" parts, and in the left gland "a" and "b" parts was 0.
The secretions of the acini pass through the intralobular ducts which include the intercalated and striated ducts and then interlobular or excretory ducts and ultimately into one or more main ducts which discharge saliva into the oral cavity1.
Literature reveals lack of accurate information about the intercalated and striated ducts in the sublingual glands.
Microscopically, it was verified that the CTG glands showed hypertrophy of serous acini with adipocytes on the cytoplasm and on the mucous acini, and striated ducts without any alteration.
Intercalated ducts, striated ducts and interlobular ducts were observed in this gland.
There are intercalated ducts with cubical epithelium connecting the acini with the striated ducts.
Intercalated and striated ducts are less abundant than in the anterior portion (Fig.