Glandular Epithelia. Scheme of a Compound Tubuloacinar Gland

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


This plate is solely intended to clarify the general organization of a compound exocrine gland. For this reason, the acinar lumen, which is usually narrow, has been drawn as a wide space.


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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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