adenomere


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adenomere

 [ad´ĕ-no-mēr″]
the blind terminal portion of the glandular cavity of a developing gland, being the functional portion of the organ.

ad·e·no·mere

(ad'ĕ-nō-mēr),
Structural unit in the parenchyma of a developing gland which becomes the functional portion of the organ.
[adeno- + G. meros, part]

adenomere

/ad·e·no·mere/ (ad´ĕ-no-mēr″) the blind terminal portion of a developing gland, becoming the functional portion of the organ.

ad·e·no·mere

(ad'ĕ-nō-mēr)
Structural unit in the parenchyma of a developing gland that becomes the functional portion of the organ.
[adeno- + G. meros, part]

adenomere

the blind terminal portion of a developing gland that will become the functional portion of the organ. Used also as a title for a mature secretory endpiece. Depending on the type of gland the adenomere may be mucous or serous. It may also be tubular, alveolar, acinar or tubuloalveolar.
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Inner and outer diameter of adenomeres in the left uterine horn is greater than in the right one by 40 and 10.
For the digestive gland, the area covered by 15 adenomeres was calculated as described for the ovary and testis.
where CL = area covered with lipid droplets, CG = area covered with glycogen droplets, and AA = area of adenomeres.
Additionally, correlation analyses were used to establish the relation between LI and GI of oocytes, seminal tubules, and adenomeres.