glandular tissue


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glandular tissue

A group of epithelial cells capable of producing secretions.
See also: tissue
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The radiology resident also measured the axial diameter of the breast glandular tissue at the level of nipple.
But the shape of visual patches which contain glandular tissue is always a long strip as shown in Figure 6.
Although in the present study no neoplastic changes could be observed, the infiltration of the serosal and muscular layer by the glandular tissue and fibrosis was observed.
An ultrasound examination was performed to evaluate the existence of glandular tissue and to exclude any pathologic mass in all cases.
Pathological changes in the glandular tissue were investigated under light microscopy (Carl Zeiss Axio Scope A1, Gottingen, Germany).
Dr Rezai elaborates: "Breasts are made up of fatty tissue, fibrous tissue, and glandular tissue. Someone is said to have dense breasts [on a mammogram] when they have more glandular and fibrous tissue and less fatty tissue.
However, when the intermammary tissue consists of fibrous septa and glandular tissue rather than fat, excision of the tissue and subdermal suturing through small inframammary incision should be performed to avoid unsightly scars.[sup][2],[3] Midline vertical skin incisions over the sternum with lateral extension into the inframammary folds and various local flaps for repair should be avoided.
2(a)--of glandular tissue near the nipple is not resolved, but that the permittivity (absolute) values are significantly higher around the nipple.
First, the glands tend to be made up of relatively actively dividing cells that can mutate and become cancerous (the more glandular tissue present, the greater the risk).
The researchers determined the proportion of dense glandular tissue of the overall breast area.
4) and the ones seen by Meyrick & Reid (1970) in human bronchial glandular tissue, which may account for the scarcity of these glands in the rat, similar granules being discharged from surface cells.