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Prostatic Tissue Definition
Tissue composed of tubuloalveolar glands embedded in fibromuscular stroma. The stroma is smooth muscle separated by strands of connective tissue rich in collagenous and elastic fibers. The secretory alveoli of the prostate are irregularly shaped with papillary projections of the mucosa into the lumen of the gland.
Prostatic Tissue Synonyms
Prostatic Tissue, Prostatic Parenchyma
Terms in Prostatic Tissue categoryCentral Zone of the Prostatic ParenchymaPeripheral Zone of the Prostatic ParenchymaPeriurethral Zone of the Prostatic ParenchymaProstatic Duct TissueProstatic StromaTransitional Zone of the Prostatic Parenchyma
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