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exocrine glands

Thursday 25 November 2004

Components

- glandular acini
- glandular ducts

Function

- exocrine secretion

Types

- lacrymal glands
- salivary glands
- nasal glands
- digestive glands

  • gastric glands
    • antral glands
  • intestinal glands
  • colonic glands

- seminal glands
- prostatic glands
- uterine glands

  • endometrial glands
  • cervical glands

- cutaneous glands

Pathology

- glandular anomalies
- glandular malformations
- glandular lesions
- glandular diseases
- glandular tumors

  • benign glandular tumors (adenomas)
  • malignant glandular tumors (adenocarcinomas)