beaker cell


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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.

beaker cell

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.