striated 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.

stri·at·ed duct

(strī'āt-ĕd dŭkt)
A type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product; it derives its name from extensive infolding of the basal membrane.

striated duct

Any of a class of ducts within the lobules of glands, esp. salivary glands, that contain radially appearing striations within the cells, denoting the presence of mitochondria.
See also: duct

stri·at·ed duct

(strī'āt-ĕd dŭkt)
A type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product.
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The secretions of the acini pass through the intralobular ducts which include the intercalated and striated ducts and then interlobular or excretory ducts and ultimately into one or more main ducts which discharge saliva into the oral cavity1.
Literature reveals lack of accurate information about the intercalated and striated ducts in the sublingual glands.
Thus the absence or paucity of striated ducts in the sublingual gland helps to explain the tonicity of the saliva liberated by these glands7.
The review of literature shows marked differences in opinion, regarding the presence and morphology of the intercalated and striated ducts.
This measured square was used for counting the number of intercalated ducts, striated ducts, acini and demilunes.