zymogenic cell

(redirected from chief cell of stomach)

zy·mo·gen·ic cell

a cell that secretes an enzyme; specifically a chief cell of a gastric gland or an acinar cell of the pancreas.

zymogenic cell

zy·mo·gen·ic cell

(zī'mō-jen'ik sel)
A cell that secretes an enzyme; specifically a chief cell of a gastric gland or an acinar cell of the pancreas.
Synonym(s): peptic cell.
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