tubuloalveolar gland


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tu·bu·lo·al·ve·o·lar gland

a gland that has secretory units of short tubules.
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BGs are tubuloalveolar glands, with a secreting portion that is formed by mucous alveoli or, less frequently, serous alveoli (Bloom & Fawcett; Botros et al.
Sixty-three percent of cases had secretions predominantly in peripheral tubuloalveolar glands, and 37% had secretions predominantly in the central large ductal structure.