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1

What are the cell types found in the sweat glands?

Pale (clear) cells
Dark Cells
Myoepithelial cells

2

Where are Myoepithelial cells located?

basal lamina

3

What is the function of myoepithelial cells?

contract to help expel the secretory product

4

Which sweat cell type has actomyosin-rich processes and a triangular or elongated nucleus?

myoepithelial cells

5

What are the three types of acini found in the salivary glands?

Mucous, serous , or mixed

6

Describe, the secretions of serous, mucous, and mixed acinar cells of the salivary glands

Bicarbonate secretion(absorb chloride)
Mucin (glycoprotien rich in complex carbs)

7

Intralobular ducts of the submandibular gland are lined by what type of epithelium?

simple columnar

8

Which ducts of the submandibular gland have characteristic striations? What forms the striations?

intralobular ducts; parallel arrays of mitochondria within the infolds of the plasma membrane at the basal surface of the cells

9

What differentiates the pancreas from the parotid gland?

Pancreas has Islet of Langerhans

10

What is the content of zymogenic granules?

Proenzymes, LIpases, Amylases, Nucleases

11

Which cells produce bicarbonate in the pancreas?

Intercalated ducts (Intralobular and Interlobular ducts secrete bicrbonate-rich fluid)