Medical Definition of Glandula mammaria

1. Milk producing gland of female mammals. An adapted sweat gland, it is made up of milk producing alveolar cells, surrounded by contractile myoepithelial cells, together with considerable numbers of fat cells. Milk production is hormonally controlled. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glandula Mammaria

glands of auditory tube
glands of biliary mucosa
glands of eustachian tube
glands of internal secretion
glands of mouth
glands of the female urethra
glands of the male urethra
glandula atrabiliaris
glandula basilaris
glandula bulbourethralis
glandula lacrimalis
glandula lingualis anterior
glandula mammaria (current term)
glandula mucosa
glandula parathyroidea
glandula parotidea
glandula parotidea accessoria
glandula parotis
glandula parotis accessoria
glandula pituitaria
glandula prostatica
glandula salivaria
glandula seromucosa
glandula serosa
glandula sublingualis
glandula submandibularis

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