labial glands

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la·bi·al glands

n. glándulas labiales, situadas entre la mucosa labial y el músculo orbicular de la boca.
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Labial glands account for most examples of silk-production in insects such as the ubiquitous silk-spinning in Lepidoptera larvae.
Silk strands are produced by the labial glands from which a droplet of fluid issues and is formed when the labium is touched against the substrate then drawn away from the droplet (Figs 7-8).
They describe 10 patients with AIP and submandibular biopsies diagnostic for IgG4-RD, but only in 4 patients the biopsy of minor labial glands fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for IgG4-RD [43].
Examples include chitinase activity measured from labial glands of Acromyrmex octospinosus (Febvay et al., 1984) and from larvae and adults of a microphagous beetle species (Fukamizo et al., 1985).
candidum extracted liquid (DCEL) for 1 week, saliva and salivary gland biopsies from labial glands of patients were collected and examined by employing immunoreactivity and immunohistochemistry techniques.
On the negative side, it is a complex system, requiring experience and practice to use, and prominent variation occurs between labial glands, as well as within glands.
We analyzed factors such as age, smoking, severity of dryness according to the EULAR Sjogren's Syndrome Patient Reported Index (ESSPRI) [5], fatigue assessed using the visual analogue scale (VAS) (0-10cm) [6], intensity of inflammation in labial glands (LSB) [7] assessed by focus score (FS), organ pathology assessed using the EULAR Sjogren's syndrome disease activity index (ESSDAI) [8], laboratory tests such as anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA), extractable nuclear antigens (ENA), rheumatoid factor (RF), inflammatory parameters (erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP)), full blood count, and protein electrophoresis.