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Synonyms for gland

any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

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Brunner's gland hamartomas, clinical presentation and pathological features of 27 cases.
Brunner's gland adenoma of the duodenum- A case report and literature review.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia: An unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Brunner's gland hyperplasia and hamartoma; imaging features with clinicopathologic correlation.
Due to the "anti-acid" function of Brunner's glands, an increased acid secretion could stimulate these structures to undergo hyperplasia, but no regression was found with acid secretion inhibitors (5).
Brunner's gland hyperplasia is most often found in the proximal duodenum, representing the normal Brunner's glands distribution, with 70% found in the duodenal bulb, 26% in the second portion of the duodenum, and 4% in the third portion (2).
A case of Brunner's glands hyperplasia with diarrhea responsive to cimetidine.
Duodenal carcinoma with neoplastic transformation of the underlying Brunner's glands.
Pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor in human Brunner's glands.
Prenatal development of the human Brunner's glands.
Immunocytochemical demonstration that human duodenal Brunner's glands may participate in intestinal defence.
The role of Brunner's glands in the mucosal protection of the proximal part of duodenum.
Brunner's gland hamartoma with incipient ductal malignancy.