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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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Between days 0 and 14 the specific activity was lower in the mucosa of the fundic gland region than in the cardiac and pyloric gland regions, and was similar in all regions thereafter except for d28 in the cardiac gland region (Table 4).
3,9) Adenomas can also be classified by their cytoarchitectural resemblance to the different parts of the gastrointestinal tract as pyloric gland adenoma, intestinal-type adenoma, and biliary-type adenoma.
Pyloric gland adenoma: an entity distinct from gastric foveolar type adenoma.
Pyloric region (pylorus), the part proximal to the pyloric sphincter, which contains the pyloric glands.
Aberrant expression of MUC5AC in pyloric glands was observed in 81% of the cases, and aberrant expression of MUC6 in the upper foveolar epithelium was diffusely seen in 14% of the cases.