mucous neck cell

mu·cous neck cell

one of the acidic mucin-secreting cells in the neck of a gastric gland.
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In contrast, MUC5AC distribution is limited to cytoplasm of the surface and foveolar epithelium and mucous neck cells throughout the stomach.
18) Aberrant expression in these mucins is also reminiscent of the increase in mucous neck cells at the periphery of ulcers.