Histology Guide

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Chapter 12 - Exocrine Glands

Exocrine glands consist of cells than release their products into the lumen of a duct.

Fig 005 Exocrine Glands

Salivary Glands

The salivary glands secrete salvia that aids mastication, effective swallowing and digestion.

MH 094 Parotid

MH 094hr Parotid

MH 095 Submandibular Gland

MH 096 Sublingual Gland

MHS 265 Sublingual Gland

Exocrine Pancreas

The pancreas is the largest exocrine gland and is 99% exocrine tissue and 1% endocrine. The primary function of the excocrine tissue is to produce digestive enzymes.

MH 131 Pancreas

MH 132 Pancreas

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MHS 211 Pancreas

MHS 232 Pancreas