A&P FRS: Mammary glands

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A&P FRS: Mammary glands
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2012-04-07 16:03:32
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A&P FRS: Mammary glands
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  1. Mammary glands
    considered accessory glands

    convex externally

    aka breasts
  2. List the components of the mammary glands

    lobes

    ________ pores

    areola
    nipple
  3. Where are the mammary glands located?
    in the pectoral area of thorax
  4. What is the function of the mammary glands?
    to produce milk and antibodies for nursing infant
  5. What determines the size of the mammary glands?

    Does size matter when it comes to milk production?
    adipose tissue

    nope, it sure doesn't
  6. Lobes
    15-20 compound glands of glandular tissue arranged radially within the breast

    lactiferous glands with many ducts
  7. Nipple pores
    contains openings of milk ducts

    located near the center of breasts
  8. Areola
    wider circular area of pigmented skin surrounding nipples

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