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Search Results for: mucous gland

Foveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: foveolar cells Any of the epithelial cells that line the surface of gastric mucosa and gastric... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Gastric chief cell

Definition noun, plural: gastric chief cells An epithelial cell that is found mainly in the mucosal layer of the stomach... Read More

Baelz disease

Baelz disease --> cheilitis glandularis An acquired disorder, of unknown aetiology, of the lower lip characterised by... Read More

Parietal cell

Definition noun, plural: parietal cells Any of the epithelial cells in the gastric gland responsible for the secretion of... Read More

Serous cell

serous cell A cell, especially of the salivary gland, that secretes a watery or thin albuminous fluid, as opposed to a... Read More

Mucus

Definition noun A viscous, slippery secretion of a gland that protects and lubricates surfaces Supplement Mucus refers to... Read More