oxyntic cells


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oxyntic cells

Cells in the glands of the lining of the stomach that secrete hydrochloric acid and INTRINSIC FACTOR. Also known as parietal cells.
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[5,6] In the present series of experiment, it was found that the oxyntic cells do not exhibit any disintegration, it is due to their comparatively long life.
Evidence for rheogenic sodium bicarbonate cotransport in the basolateral membrane of oxyntic cells of frog gastric fundus.