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Flashcards in Wk5 Mammary gland histo Deck (18):
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Mainly know....

how to tell the difference between different stages of lactation (or inactive) glands)

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epithelium type in small ducts:

simple cuboidal

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epithilium type in ducts near nipple:

stratified squamous

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3 components of TDLU (terminal duct lobular unit):

1. extralobular terminal duct

2. intralobular terminal duct

3. lobule

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apocrine secretes:

lipid

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merocrine/eccrine secretes:

protein (small)

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Cells around alveoli that respond to oxytocin:

myoepithelial

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Intralobular tissue type in inactive gland:

loose CT

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intERlobular tissue type in inactive gland:

dense CT

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Which connective tissue becomes harder to see in active gland:

loose

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protein rich milk when?

begining of feeding

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lipid rich milk when?

end of feeding

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Hormonal stim of duct proliferation:

estrogen

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hormanal stim of alveolar proliferation:

progesterone

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promotes milk production after parturition

maturation of ducts before parturition

stimulates casein and lactose

Prolactin

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How does suckling increase prolactin?

decreases dopamine (prolactin inhibitory factor)

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contracts myoepithelial cells:

oxytocin

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milk accumulates in:

lactiferous sinuses (between lactiferous ducts)