goblet 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.

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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