Unformatted text preview: cells, respectively. A multicellular gland consists of a group of secretory cells and a duct through which the secretions pass as they exit the gland. • Branched refers to the branching arrangement of secretory cells in the gland. • Simple or compound refers to whether the duct of the gland (not the secretory portion) does or does not branch, respectively. • Tubular describes a gland whose secretory cells form a tube, while alveolar (or acinar) describes secretory cells that form a bulblike sac....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Texas State.
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