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Liver
...  permeation of sinusoids makes sure that every hepatocyte in the liver comes in contact with the blood. The structuring aspect is taken care by these plates and plays a vital role in formation of the lobules in liver. Within each lobule a central vein pass by. The peripheral edge of each lobule comprises of a branch of hepatic portal vein and hepatic artery. This results in a wide space between  ...

Pancreas
...  against the stomach. It starts near the duodenum. It ends near the spleen. The whole pancreas, except for the head, is retroperitoneal. The exocrine units for secretion are found in the pancreatic lobules. These units are also referred to as the pancreatic acini. The pancreatic islet cells (or the endocrine secretion units) are found next to the exocrine units. The acini produce pancreatic  ...

Mammary Glands
...  the body. The lobes are segregated by adipose tissues. These tissues manage the size and the shape of the breats, but they don’t predetermine the ability to suckle a baby. Within each lobe are lobules, and within the lobules are mammary alveoli. The mammary alveoli produces the milk that a lactating female secretes. The breasts are supported by suspensory ligaments that are connected  ...


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