beta granule


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be·ta gran·ule

a granule of a beta cell.
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be·ta gran·ule

(bā'tă gran'yūl)
A granule of a beta cell.
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beta granule

An azurophil granule found in beta cells of the hypophysis or islets of Langerhans of the pancreas that stains with both acid and basic dyes. Synonym: amphophil granule
See also: granule
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