centroacinar cell


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cen·tro·ac·i·nar cell

a cell of the pancreatic ductule that occupies the lumen of an acinus; it secretes bicarbonate and water, providing an alkaline pH necessary for enzyme activity in the intestine.

cen·tro·ac·i·nar cell

(sen'trō-as'i-năr sel)
A cell of the pancreatic ductule that occupies the lumen of an acinus; it secretes bicarbonate and water, providing an alkaline pH necessary for enzyme activity in the intestine.

centroacinar cell

A duct cell of the pancreas more or less invaginated into the lumen of an acinus.
See also: cell