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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In each case with seminal vesicle epithelium, the secretions were evaluated for the following characteristics: location of secretion (central seminal ductal region vs peripheral tubuloalveolar glands) and predominant morphologic type (dense platelike, fluidlike, and crystalloid morphology).
BGs are tubuloalveolar glands, with a secreting portion that is formed by mucous alveoli or, less frequently, serous alveoli (Bloom & Fawcett; Botros et al.; Burkitt et al.).