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27 Cards in this Set

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exocrine -
actually secretes onto surface or into a duct
just kind of seeps out of the cell wher eit enters blood or lymph, NO DUCT WORK
secretes product to neighboring cells, but do not enter the vascular system
cells respond to their own product
mode of secretion - most gland

no cell loss, just secreted material
the tip part of the cell is secreted but the rest remains intact
the whole cell becomes the secretion = autolysis
different classifications of glands-
tubular ( straight, coiled, or branched)
acinar (sn?)
alveolar ( can be single or branched )
what does simple coiled tubular look like under a microscope?
a bunch of dots
branched vs compound?
branched refers to secretory elements, compound refers to ducts
what type of glands are the meibomian glands?
simple branched acinar
secretory products - mucus

slimy and viscous, rich in carbohydrates,

with H&E, carbohydrates don't show up so cell looks empty
secretory products - serous

makeup, apperance? appearance of product?
proteins and watery,

appears purple because basal part is composed of ER, which has ribosomes ( nucleic acids )
-product appears pink
supporting connective tissue framework that holds a gland together
glands-- stroma?
supporting connective tissue holding a gland together
glands - capsule and septa?
the capsule surrounds the entire gland, the septa extends into lobules of the parenchyma
functional part of the gland
myoepithelial cells
contractile cells similar to smooth muscle,
surround secretory things and help them secrete
intercalated ducts
the smallest intralobular duct, secretes into the lobe
sebaceous gland
oil glands, associated with hair follicels

simple acinar

meibomian glands
modified sebaceous,
aka tarsal

holocrine, simple branched acinar
ducts open onto eyelid,
makes lipid layer of the tear film!
glands of zeis

only associated with what?
look similaar to meibomian, but smaller

simple branched acinar

only associated with eyelashes
eccrine sweat glands
eyelids, simple coiled tubular, not associated with hair

apocrine sweat glands, aka?
glands of moll, simple coiled tubular, secrete lipidy sweat
lacrimal glands
compound tubuloalveolar serous, merocrine, produce aqueous layer of tear film
glands of krause and wolfring
compound tubuloalveolar serous