Flashcards in Exocrine Deck (11)
What are the cell types found in the sweat glands?
Pale (clear) cells
Where are Myoepithelial cells located?
What is the function of myoepithelial cells?
contract to help expel the secretory product
Which sweat cell type has actomyosin-rich processes and a triangular or elongated nucleus?
What are the three types of acini found in the salivary glands?
Mucous, serous , or mixed
Describe, the secretions of serous, mucous, and mixed acinar cells of the salivary glands
Bicarbonate secretion(absorb chloride)
Mucin (glycoprotien rich in complex carbs)
Intralobular ducts of the submandibular gland are lined by what type of epithelium?
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
What differentiates the pancreas from the parotid gland?
Pancreas has Islet of Langerhans
What is the content of zymogenic granules?
Proenzymes, LIpases, Amylases, Nucleases