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glands of biliary mucosa


Definition: small, mucous, tubuloalveolar glands in the mucosa of the larger bile ducts and especially in the neck of the gallbladder.

Synonym(s): glandulae mucosae biliosae, Luschka cystic glands, Theile glands

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