mucous cell


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mu·cous cell

a cell secreting mucus; for example, a goblet cell.
A caliceal mucin-secreting, located in the lateral wall of the intestinal crypts, and in columnar epithelium of the GI tract

mu·cous cell

(myū'kŭs sel)
A cell that secretes mucus (e.g., a goblet cell).

mu·cous cell

(myū'kŭs sel)
A cell that secretes mucus (e.g., a goblet cell).

mucous

pertaining to or resembling mucus; secreting mucus.

mucous cell
a cell which secretes mucus.
mucous colitis
see irritable colon syndrome.
mucous membrane
see mucous membrane.
mucous thread
accumulations of mucus at the conjunctival fornices.
mucous tissue
a jelly-like connective tissue, such as occurs in the umbilical cord.
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Representative sections of late control (n = 2) (C) and late BPA-treated animals (n = 4) (D) show a substantial increase in CCSP protein expression in columnar epithelial cells with similar morphologic characteristics to mucous cells.
It was postulated that in the initial process of metaplasia the keratinocytes became vaculated and then within some vaculated cells mucin granules begin to appear and accumulate, ultimately leading to the formation of mucous cells.
Statistical analysis of anionic detergent-induced changes in the goblet mucous cells of opercular epidermis and gill epithelium of Rita rita (Ham.
At 25 mg/L Cr(VI) dosage chloride and mucous cells were shrunken in size (arrows) with necrosed epithelium, hypertrophied and abnormal lamellae (primary and secondary) and hyperplasia (Fig.
The mucous cells were only slightly stained whit AB and reacted strongly to PAS.
Glycoconjugates in epidermal, branchial and digestive mucous cells and gastric glands of gilthead sea bream, Sparus aurata, Senegal sole, Solea senegalensis and Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baeri development.
undecimalis and describes the anatomy of their digestive tract and possible changes in the secretion of the mucous cells to provide relevant information on the nutritional physiology of the species.
1, 4-6) Helicobacter pylori leads to reversible alteration of mucin glycosylation and particularly inhibition of MUC5AC expression (1,4) with increase in MUC6 expression on the surface mucous cells.
Distribution of mucous cells in the epithelial layer was found to be higher in the opercular zone than those in the pedal body.
The intermediate cells frequently predominate; their appearance ranges from small basal cells with scanty basophilic cytoplasm to larger and more oval cells with more abundant pale eosinophilic cytoplasm that appears to merge into epidermoid or mucous cells.
The basal part of the gill contains skeletal rods and clusters of mucous cells.