- Intercalated duct
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Caption = Section of pancreas of dog. X 250. (AIntercalated ducts visible but not labeled.)
Caption2 = Centroacinar cells
DorlandsPre = d_29
DorlandsSuf = 12314169
The intercalated duct, also called intercalary duct, is the portion of an
exocrine glandleading directly from the acinusto a striated duct.
They are part of the
They have the thinnest epithelium of any part of the duct system, and the epithelium is usually classified as "low"
simple cuboidal. [ [http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/intro/glands.htm#4 SIU SOM Histology GI ] ]
They are found in:
pancreas[UCDavisOrganology|digestive/mammal/pancreas/pancreas1 - "Mammal, pancreas (LM, Medium)"] [ [http://courseweb.edteched.uottawa.ca/medicine-histology/English/Gastrointestinal/Pancreas11.htm Slide at uottawa.ca] ] [GeorgiaPhysiology|6/6ch4/s6ch4_17]
salivary glands [ [http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/ohisto/Cards/sal/16_bb.html Slide at usc.edu] ] [UCDavisOrganology|Digestive/mammal/salivary1/salivary3 - "Mammal, salivary glands (LM, Medium)"] [GeorgiaPhysiology|6/6ch4/s6ch4_4]
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