submucosal glands

submucosal glands

glands of the lamina epithelialis mucosae which perforate the lamina muscularis, with their adenomeres located in the submucosal connective tissue.
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The mucus produced by these larger and more numerous goblet cells and submucosal glands is more abundant and more viscous than normal.
We also evaluated virus attachment to submucosal glands.
These pseudodiverticula represent dilated excretory ducts of deep submucosal glands of the esophagus.
Furthermore, the vector can introduce genes to not only apical surfaces but also submucosal glands where CFTR primarily expresses.
14) It is believed that this mucosal damage leads to scarring and eventual occlusion of the ducts of the submucosal glands.
The team's detailed cellular assays uncovered chromic bronchitis, inflamed bronchial submucosal glands and microscopic holes -- subtle but "pretty severe" lung damage that would elude detection by most coroners, Sherwin says.
Immunohistochemical examination detected influenza virus antigens in type II pneumocytes, in epithelial cells in the upper airways, and in submucosal glands.
Focal SMSA positivity was seen in the abluminal ductal structures but was not as strong as in the surrounding normal submucosal glands.
19] These nerve fibers innervate laryngeal blood vessels and submucosal glands.
Samples were scored for influenza virus-associated inflammation in bronchi (bronchitis), bronchial submucosal glands (bronchoadenitis), bronchioles (bronchiolitis), and alveoli (alveolitis).
What causes the goblet cells and submucosal glands to undergo these changes is the repeated exposure of the tracheobronchial tree to the irritants and insults of cigarette smoke.
The problem in mucus in CF is inadequate salt (versus too much salt) in the epithelial fluid, and subsequently, in the water, in secretions and within the secretory cells, the goblet and submucosal glands in the respiratory tract of the CF patient.