mucous cell


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mucous cell

[′myü·kəs ‚sel]
(physiology)
A mucus-secreting cell.
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Mucous cells appeared more mature at GD150, with a protruding apex and a cytoplasm containing granules (Figure 2E).
Representative sections of late control (n = 2) (C) and late BPA-treated animals (n = 4) (D) show a substantial increase in CCSP protein expression in columnar epithelial cells with similar morphologic characteristics to mucous cells.
Cystic fibrosis and the relationship between mucin and chloride secretion by cultures of human airway gland mucous cells.
Arsenic exposure also induced mucous cell metaplasia and increased expression of CLCA3 protein in the large airways.
Quantification of mucous cells and protein in the airways.
Mucous cells were observed between columnar epithelial cells in the epithelial layer, and these cells exhibited vacuoles in H-E stain and Masson triple stain (Figs.
Mucous cells reacted weakly in PAS reaction in the pedal body (Fig.