intercalated duct

n.

One of the minute ducts leading from the acini in glands such as the salivary gland.

Nearby words

  1. intercalary meristem,
  2. intercalary neuron,
  3. intercalate,
  4. intercalated,
  5. intercalated disk,
  6. intercalation,
  7. intercapillary glomerulosclerosis,
  8. intercapitular vein,
  9. intercardinal point,
  10. intercarotid body


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