20 Mammary gland

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Across

  1. Approximately 270 days (9)
  2. loss of mass and function (7)
  3. differentiated in response to antigen binding, gaining the ability to secrete soluble antibodies (12)
  4. ultimately controlled by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (12)
  5. consist of a layer of loose, areolar connective tissue, with collagen and elastin fibers forming a loose mesh and a layer of composed of dense, irregular connective tissue (6)
  6. bananas and berries (14)
  7. containing one or more small membrane-bound cavities within a cell (10)
  8. having a kindly disposition; gracious (6)
  9. agranulocyte with large nucleus relative to cytoplasm (11)
  10. a small protuberance (3)
  11. grape-like cluster of secretory epithelial cells with a central lumen (6)
  12. bands of connective tissue (10)
  13. rupture of entire cell, which becomes part of the secretory product (9)
  14. connect the mammary glands to the nipple for the transport of milk (17)
  15. monocyte after entering connective tissue (10)
  16. contains a blend of components (5)
  17. waterproof and lubricate skin and hair (9)
  18. thin slippery fluid (6)
  19. quiescent (8)
  20. elimination of metabolic wastes and other non-useful materials (contrast with secretion) (9)
  21. able to shorten and generate a force (11)
  22. milk (3)
  23. returning to a previous state (10)
  24. single layered arrangements (6)
  25. granulocytes releasing antihistamines (11)
  26. between, inserted, interposed (5)
  27. filled with water proofing protein (11)
  28. unchecked cell division due to breakdown of cell cycle regulation (6)
  29. epithelium with contractile abilities (13)
  30. release of a substance from a cell via exocytosis (9)
  31. contains blood vessels (8)
  32. circumscribed channel (4)
  33. fibrous protein subunits linked together to form a long and straight fiber (8)
  34. specialized areolar tissue consisting mostly of fat storage cells, with little extracellular matrix (7)
  35. within (5)
  36. import of material into the cell by formation of a membrane-bound vesicle (11)
  37. life stage during which a male or female adolescent becomes anatomically and physiologically capable of reproduction (7)
  38. tough, sinewy, consisting of slender filaments (7)
  39. glands inside the breast that secrete milk (14)
  40. a small vein (6)
  41. a subordinate or supplementary part (9)
  42. process of milk synthesis and secretion (9)
  43. one of seven hormones from the anterior pituitary (9)
  44. area of milk collection between alveoli and lactiferous duct (17)

Down

  1. composed of two or more parts or elements (8)
  2. melanin, carotene, and hemoglobin (7)
  3. very small artery leading to a capillary (9)
  4. resembling a cube in form (8)
  5. relating to the bottom, or minimum (5)
  6. only antibody to leave interior of the body to protect body surfaces (3)
  7. flat plate (8)
  8. a subdivision (4)
  9. protein produced by plasma cells after stimulation by an antigen (10)
  10. thin layer of fibrous material anchoring epithelial tissue to underlying connective tissue (17)
  11. glycoprotein hormone exhibiting lacto-genic and growth-promoting functions (17)
  12. thick, slippery substance that keeps tissues moist and acts as lubricant (6)
  13. avascular layer composed of keratinized, stratified squamous epithelium (9)
  14. release of apical portion of cell (8)
  15. after breaching the confines of its tissue (9)
  16. enclosed compartmentfilled with water containing inorganic and organic molecules (7)
  17. releasing a substance that fulfil some function within the organism (9)
  18. a small subdivision (6)
  19. (of the breast) milk-secreting cells in the mammary gland (7)
  20. open area or cavity (5)
  21. divide and increase (11)
  22. abnormal cells multiplying continuously (9)
  23. contain sensory receptors that signals the hypothalamus (6)
  24. thick, yellowish substance rich in immunoglobulins (9)
  25. looks like multiple layers (16)
  26. abundant cell type secreting protein fibers and matrix into the extracellular space (10)
  27. highly pigmented, circular area surrounding the raised nipple and containing areolar glands that secrete fluid important for lubrication during suckling (6)
  28. stored and released from Herring bodies (8)
  29. cells that produces pigment for the skin, eyes and hair to protect against UV damage (11)
  30. hormones that regulate the function of the gonads (12)
  31. tall narrow somewhat cylindrical or prismatic (8)
  32. export of a substance out of a cell by formation of a membrane-bound vesicle (10)
  33. prepare the body for childbirth (8)
  34. protects against ultraviolet damage (7)


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