goblet cell

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goblet cell

[′gäb·lət ‚sel]
(histology)
A unicellular, mucus-secreting intraepithelial gland that is distended on the free surface. Also known as chalice cell.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the unicellular choanocytes of the genus Monosiga.