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Mammary Gland, lactating

Notes

The mammary gland responds to hormonal changes during and following pregnancy with marked development of secretory tissue.  

Contrast the image above, of a lactating gland, with that of an inactive mammary gland, at right.

 


Related images:

Other glands.

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Last updated:  10 April 2002 / dgk