mucinogen granules

mu·cin·o·gen gran·ules

granules that produce mucin, as in cells of the salivary glands and in the gastric and intestinal mucosae.
See also: mucinogen.
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A large amount of mucinogen granules in the supranuclear region of cytoplasm was shown by a strong positive reaction to PAS.
There were oval nuclei located in the basal region and mucinogen granules at the top of cells with stained lightly or not.