Glandular Epithelia. Development of Exocrine and Endocrine Glands (Modified from FREEMAN and BRACEGIRDLE 1969)

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


Glands are aggregations of highly differentiated epithelial cells which release their product either by means of an excretory duct onto the free surface (exocrine glands) or directly into the vascular system (endocrine glands).


Thyroid Gland Surface Epithelium Glandular Cell Glandular Epithelium Endocrine Gland 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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