intraepithelial glands

in·tra·ep·i·the·li·al glands

accumulations of glandular cells that lie within an epithelium, as those of the urethra.
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Notice the presence of lamina muscularis mucosa (black arrowhead) and intraepithelial glands (Ig) in lamina propria (lp).
Epithelial type, frequency of microvilli, number of mucosal folds, intraepithelial gland frequency and thickness of the tunica muscularis differed among the various regions studied.
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