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.
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Veit/Glan, Austria), and stained with H&E [17] similar to the immue organs, except for histochemical differentiation of goblet cells for which the slides were stained using combined alcian blue periodic acid-Schiff technique [18].
Besides, macrophages, dendritic cells, innate lymphoid cells, paneth cells found only in the small intestine, goblet cells and intestinal epithelial cells all contribute to intestinal innate immunity and then adaptive immunity.
A significant decrease in goblet cell density following LASIK has been found and that it can take between six to nine months for pre-operative levels to return.
Caption: Figure 6: Mean number of conjunctival goblet cells (a) and representative figures (b) of untreated control (UT), experimental dry eye (EDE), balanced salt solution (BSS), and 0.
In an analysis of over 2500 cases from 1973 to 2001, it was noted that carcinoid and goblet cell tumors more often presented with localized disease, whereas mucinous and signet ring cell types presented more frequently with larger tumors (>2cm) and distant disease.
Prenatal secondhand cigarette smoke promotes Th2 polarization and impairs goblet cell differentiation and airway mucus formation.
Data for mean crop or stomach epithelial thickness; villus width, height, and area (square micrometers); and goblet cell numbers were analyzed using 2-way analysis of variance, with the fixed factors temperature and CP level.
Goblet cell metaplasia, causing chronic increased secretion of mucus.
Large number of deeply stained goblet cells (PAS positive).