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Mammary gland

Mammary gland

(Science: anatomy) milk producing gland of female mammals. An adapted sweat Gland, it is made up of milk producing alveolar cells, surrounded by contractile myoepithelial cells, together with considerable numbers of fat cells. Milk production is hormonally controlled. Milk-secreting organ of female mammals.The gland in females responsible for lactation (producing milk).


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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

Yes, men can breastfeed their infants. The male mammary gland is simply dormant--but not that dormant. The structure of the male and female breast is essentially ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
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Method preventing illnesses in the progeny

... these mice at two monthly age had predisposition 100 % to a cancer of a mammary gland, lungs and the blood, enshrined in the offspring by inbreeding for decades and hundreds ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Method preventing illnesses in the progeny
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The law of confrontation the levels energy

... mice having age two months and 100 %-s' predisposition to a cancer of a mammary gland, lungs and the blood, fixed at descendants by means of inside family reproduction during ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The law of confrontation the levels energy
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myofibroblasts

... I am sure some cells are permanently myofibroblasts (e.g. in the mammary gland?), but can a regular fibroblast trans-differentiate to myofibroblast upon certain signals ...

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by kk
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:22 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: myofibroblasts
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mammary gland of male in mammals

Hi, The mammary gland of male is said to be a vestigial organ. But it is a functional organ in female. So, my question is that ...

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by utpal_sinha
Mon Oct 15, 2007 11:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
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