tubuloalveolar

tubuloalveolar

(too″bū-lō-ăl-vē′ō-lăr)
Consisting of tubes and alveoli, as in a tubuloalveolar salivary gland.
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The submucosa, which is denser than the lamina propria, contains mucous tubuloalveolar esophageal glands proper.
Tubuloalveolar and ductal architectural patterns as well as focal infiltration are commonly reported [2, 4, 7].
[2] intercommunicating tubuloalveolar structure lined with two or more rows of cuboidal cells.
Diagnosis is based on histopathology, which shows nests of cuboidal or polygonal cells or intercommunicating tubuloalveolar structures lined with two or more rows of cuboidal cells, ductal structures composed of one or two rows of cuboidal cells.
There were numerous nests of polygonal cells and interconnecting tubuloalveolar structures lined by two layers of cuboidal epithelial cells (Fig.
Benign CMT present MMP-2 immunoreactivity in the myoepithelial cells lining the basement membrane of tubuloalveolar structures, while malignant CMT showed mainly diffuse expression in neoplastic cells [121].
The tumors that arise from the head and neck region characteristically exhibit nests of cells with a lace-like stranding pattern of epithelial cells and tubuloalveolar structures in a loose myxochondroid stroma, with a differentiation pattern of sweat glands and ducts.
Lactating adenomas are characterised by glands with a tubuloalveolar architecture and florid secretory features.
Histologically, the tumors contain varying amounts of: nests of cuboidal/polygonal cells, tubuloalveolar structures, ductal structures, keratinous cysts and matrix (chondroid substance is the most prevalent).
The shape of the secretory unit can be tubular, alveolar, or tubuloalveolar (Fig ure 3-7).