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gob·let cell

an epithelial cell that becomes distended with a large accumulation of mucinogen-containing secretory granules at its apical end, giving it the appearance of a goblet.

goblet cell

n.
Any of the specialized epithelial cells found in the mucous membrane of the stomach, intestines, and respiratory passages that secrete mucus.

goblet cell

Etymology: ME, gobelet, small bowl
one of the many specialized epithelial cells that secrete mucus and form glands of the epithelium of the stomach, the intestine, and parts of the respiratory tract. Also called beaker cell, chalice cell. See also gland.
A caliceal mucin-secreting, located in the lateral wall of the intestinal crypts, and in columnar epithelium of the GI tract

gob·let cell

(gob'lĕt sel)
An epithelial cell that becomes distended with a large accumulation of mucous secretory granules at its apical end, giving it the appearance of a goblet.
Synonym(s): beaker cell.

goblet cell

or

chalice cell

a cell shaped something like a wineglass that is present in the columnar epithelium of the mammalian intestine and secretes MUCIN.

goblet cell

solitary mucus-secreting cell, especially of the intestinal and respiratory epithelium.
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Heat stress caused significant structural damages to chicken small intestinal mucosa and markedly reduced the number of goblet cells impaired the structural integrity of small intestinal tissues which likely reduced the activity of mucosal digestive enzymes.
Hyperosmolarity also provokes inflammation in the lacrimal gland, meibomian glands and conjunctiva, with the latter leading to a further reduction in goblet cells and mucin output.
A calcium-activated chloride channel blocker inhibits goblet cell metaplasia and mucus overproduction.
Recent studies have detected the expression of antimicrobial proreins--such as lysozymes, lactoferrin, secretory IgA, defensins, and Toll-like receptors--in the respiratory mucosal epithelium, goblet cells, and glandular epithelium.
papillata clearly appeared inside the intestinal epithelial of the villi and we found no parasites inside goblet cells.
Although intestinal epithelium represents the cellular frontier of the mucosa, it has long been recognized that the apical surface of this population is covered by a viscoelastic coat including large amounts of trefoil peptides selectively secreted by goblet cells (Pie et al.
sup][72] It has been reported the specific chloride channel inhibitors not only inhibit the IL-13 induction of goblet cell hyperplasia, but also suppress the AHR and the infiltration of eosinophilic.
In the acute stage of colitis caused by acetic acid in mice, TFF3 expression is down-regulated and may be associated with acute reduction of the number of goblet cells (Tomita et al.
To detect the neutral and acidic glycoconjugates in the goblet cells as well as for general observation of the colonic morphology, slide sections were processed using Periodic acid-Schifff reagent (PAS) and counterstained with hematoxylin (Liu et al.
Veit/Glan, Austria), and stained with H&E [17] similar to the immue organs, except for histochemical differentiation of goblet cells for which the slides were stained using combined alcian blue periodic acid-Schiff technique [18].
05% cyclosporine to increase conjunctival goblet cells density, decreased expression of immune activation markers, apoptosis markers and inflammatory cytokines.