Flashcards in Wk5 Mammary gland histo Deck (18)
how to tell the difference between different stages of lactation (or inactive) glands)
epithelium type in small ducts:
epithilium type in ducts near nipple:
3 components of TDLU (terminal duct lobular unit):
1. extralobular terminal duct
2. intralobular terminal duct
Cells around alveoli that respond to oxytocin:
Intralobular tissue type in inactive gland:
intERlobular tissue type in inactive gland:
Which connective tissue becomes harder to see in active gland:
protein rich milk when?
begining of feeding
lipid rich milk when?
end of feeding
Hormonal stim of duct proliferation:
hormanal stim of alveolar proliferation:
promotes milk production after parturition
maturation of ducts before parturition
stimulates casein and lactose
How does suckling increase prolactin?
decreases dopamine (prolactin inhibitory factor)
contracts myoepithelial cells: