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).
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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. CCSP protein in distal airways of late control (E) and late BPA exposed (F) was expressed in cells resembling Clara cells (arrows).
In the lung, TFF2 protein expression is increased in mucous cells of allergen- challenged mice and is up-regulated in airway epithelial cells in subjects with asthma (Kuperman et al.
The presence of mucous cells in the lining of the intraosseous odontogenic cysts was thus considered to be metaplastic in origin, but the cause and biological significance of this phenomenon is not certain.
The presence of mucous cells pointed to the adaptive modifications of the food and feeding ecology of Lagocephalus sceleratus.
D, The ciliated columnar cells and interspersed mucous cells line the glandular or papillary surface.
The histopathological features showed presence of mucous cells, vacuolated cells, spongiosis, micro-abscesses, cholesterol crystals, hemosiderin and inflammatory infiltrate.
It is worth noting that in this study, histopathologically, hyperplasia, an increase in mucous cells at the distal end of primary lamella, vacuolization in secondary lamella, necrosis of gill epithelium and distortion in cartilaginous tissue were observed.
An incisional biopsy exhibited fibrous connective tissue stroma with predominance of mucicarmine-positive mucous cells with pale foamy cytoplasm intermixed with intermediate, epidermoid, clear, and oncocytic cells.
Mucous neck cells: Mucous cells can be detected at the 13th week for the first time.
Compared with those of anterior and middle intestines, the mucous layer, muscular layer and mucous folds of posterior intestine were all significantly reduced (P<0.05) (Table I) and the mucous cells were also significantly reduced as well (P<0.05) (Table II).