D cell


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del·ta cell of pan·cre·as

a cell of the islets having fine granules and containing somatostatin.
Synonym(s): D cell
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D cell

An enteroendocrine cell that produces somatostatin and is found in the pancreatic islets, stomach, and small intestine. Synonym: delta cell; somatostatin cell
See also: cell
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