secretory 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.

secretory duct

Etymology: L, secernere
(of a gland) a small duct that has a secretory function and joins with an excretory duct.

secretory duct

Any of the smaller canals of a gland.
See also: duct
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Calophyllum brasiliense eophylls and first metaphyll have characters, as dorsiventral leaves, paracytic stomata, calcium oxalate crystals and secretory ducts, which are indicated for the Clusiaceae nomofilo (METCALFE; CHALK, 1957).
Although Frank (1868) found schizogenous development in most species, he did report apparent resorption of cells in secretory ducts of Angiopteris and Tilia.