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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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muris is a parasite first identified in the gastric glands of mice (2).
Ciliated cells have been described in the esophageal and gastric mucosa in dilated gastric glands around peptic ulcer, gastric dysplasia, or adenocarcinoma.
The invaders then tuck themselves away in fingerlike gastric glands in the abomasum, the true stomach of ruminants such as cattle.
muris infects the gastric glands of immunocompetent or immunocompromised (nude and SCID) mice (17); however, since our patient was co-infected with I.
6] Intestinal metaplasia was considered as slight when confined to few gastric glands in one high-power field (HPF) (40x); as moderate when it involved several HPFs; and as marked when the majority of the gastric mucosa was replaced by intestinal-type epithelium.