parenchyma of prostate
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the essential or functional elements of an organ, as distinguished from its framework, which is called the stroma. adj., adj paren´chymal, parenchym´atous.
parenchyma of prostate glandular substance consisting of small compound tubulosaccular or tubuloalveolar glands, making up the bulk of the prostate; it is surrounded by muscular substance and permeated by muscular strands.
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parenchyma of prostate[TA]
the basic cellular tissue (substance) comprising the prostate.
Synonym(s): parenchyma prostatae [TA]
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