neuroepithelial body

neu·ro·ep·i·the·li·al bod·y

a corpuscular aggregate of highly innervated nonciliated cells containing neurosecretory substance found in normal intrapulmonary epithelium primarily at the bifurcations of bronchi.


pertaining to the neuroepithelium.

neuroepithelial body
an APUD respiratory system cell occurring in the bronchiolar mucosa either singly or as small aggregates.
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