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Uterine, Prostate, Olfactory, and Von Ebner's Gland

Uterine Gland
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    Uterine 4X
    A: Endometrium houses the glands of the uterus and vasculature. A portion of the endometrium with the glands degenerates during menses

    B: Uterine gland are simple branched tubular exocrine glands that secrete uterine milk which gives nutrients to the embryo.

    C: The myometrium stains darker red because it is comprised of irregularly arranged smooth muscle that help during contractions
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    Uterine 20X
    A: Uterine glands have more compact sheets of tissue lining their lumen than the endometrium

    B: Endometrium
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    Uterine 40X
    A: Uterine gland

    B: Endometrium
Prostrate Gland
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    Prostrate 4X
    A: Prostatic urethra goes through the prostate and is lined with transitional epithelium

    B: Prostate gland epithelium. Secretory columnar cells
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    Prostrate 20X
    A: Secretory columnar cells

    B: Small beads of secretion
Olfactory Gland
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    Olfactory 4X
    A: Respiratory epithelium is ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium. Compared to the trachea the epithelium here almost looks stratified instead of pseudostratified because of the amount of nuclei.

    B: Cartilage is deep to the epithelium and gives the nose structure

    C: Bone at the bridge of the nose

    D: The submucosa is filled with olfactory glands called the Bowman's Glands which secretes a watery substance that helps dissolve odors
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    Olfactory 20X
    A: Respiratory epithelium. The cilia are visible in this picture

    B: Bowman's gland is simple multicellular branched tubular exocrine gland

    C: Vein located in the submucosa just beneath the epithelium

    D: Cartilage
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    Olfactory 40X
    A: Ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium

    B: Vein

    C: Bowman's gland

    D: Cartilage
Von Ebner's Gland
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    Von Ebner's 4X
    A: Circumvallate papillae

    B: Mucous glands are found in the submucosa but are not as numerous as the Von Ebner's glands. They stain clear or with a gray hue

    C: Von Ebner's glands stain dark purple and secrete lingual lipase. They are compound multicellular alveolar glands
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    Von Ebner's 10X
    A: Stratified squamous epithelium of the tongue

    B: Taste bud located in the pit of circumvallate papillae

    C: Von Ebner's gland are compound multicellular alveolar exocrine glands

    D: Skeletal muscle
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    Von Ebner's 20X
    A: Stratified squamous epithelium of the tongue

    B: Exocrine duct lined with simple cuboidal epithelium

    C: Mucous gland

    D: Von Ebner's Gland
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    Von Ebner's 40X
    A: Exocrine gland duct

    B: Mucous gland

    C: Von Ebner's gland