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glossary:epithelial_glandular_tissue

Glandular epithelium forms glands. Glands secrete things and are classified as endocrine or exocrine. Endocrine glands secrete things into the bloodstream, like hormones. Exocrine glands secrete things that go outside of the body, like mucus and sweat. Cancer of a gland is called adenocarcinoma.

See also:

Epithelial lining tissue

Epithelial tissue

Epithelium

glossary/epithelial_glandular_tissue.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)