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Search Results for: parietal cell

Parietal cell

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

Peritoneum

What is the Peritoneum? The term peritoneum refers to the serous membrane that constitutes the biologically active inner... Read More

Crown of head

Crown of Head Definition The crown of the head is the upper dorsal part (or area) of the head. Several creatures have... 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

G cell

Definition noun, plural: G cells The cell that secretes gastrin, and chiefly located in the stomach and... Read More

Foveolar cell

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

Gastric gland

Definition noun, plural: gastric glands Any of the glands in the stomach responsible for producing components of gastric... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Adipose tissue

Adipose Tissue Definition Adipose tissue, a specialized variety of connective tissue, is composed of lipid-rich cells known... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Organ

Definition Of Organ An organ is a collection of tissues that carries out a function or set of related ones. An organ often... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More