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Prostatic Tissue

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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 category

Central Zone of the Prostatic Parenchyma
Peripheral Zone of the Prostatic Parenchyma
Periurethral Zone of the Prostatic Parenchyma
Prostatic Duct Tissue
Prostatic Stroma
Transitional Zone of the Prostatic Parenchyma

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