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abnormal trachea gland morphology (MP:0013494)
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abnormal Brunner's gland morphology +   
abnormal trachea gland morphology +   
any structural anomaly of the tubuloacinar seromucous glands located principally in the submucosa of the trachea whose excretory ducts pass through the lamina propria to the tracheal lumen; they secrete mucus, lysozyme, defensins, and other agents that help protect the lungs from particles and infectious agents; in the mouse, they are restricted to the upper trachea, more specifically to the regions between the first few cartilage rings, with the precise distribution depending on genetic background

Exact Synonyms: abnormal glandula trachealis morphology ;   abnormal glandulae tracheales morphology ;   abnormal trachea submucosal gland morphology ;   abnormal tracheal gland morphology
Definition Sources:, ISBN:1451113412, MGI:anna, PMID:15973734

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