- goblet cell
(1) Cell of the epithelial lining of small intestine that secretes mucus and has a very well-developed Golgi apparatus.
Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.
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Goblet cell — Section of mucus membrane of human stomach, near the cardiac orifice. X 45. c. Cardiac glands. d. Their ducts. cr. Gland similar to the intestinal glands, with goblet cells. mm. Mucous membrane. m. Muscularis mucosae. m’. Muscula … Wikipedia
goblet cell — gob·let cell gäb lət n a mucus secreting epithelial cell (as of columnar epithelium) that is distended with secretion or its precursors at the free end * * * a column shaped secretory cell found in the epithelium of the respiratory and intestinal … Medical dictionary
goblet cell — Cell Biol. a type of epithelial cell that secretes mucin, so called after its shape. [1875 80] * * * … Universalium
goblet cell — gob′let cell n. cbl a goblet shaped epithelial cell that secretes mucin … From formal English to slang
goblet cell — a column shaped secretory cell found in the epithelium of the respiratory and intestinal tracts. Goblet cells secrete the principal constituents of mucus … The new mediacal dictionary
goblet cell — noun an epithelial cell that secretes mucous • Hypernyms: ↑epithelial cell … Useful english dictionary
goblet cell — noun Etymology: from its shape Date: 1878 a mucus secreting epithelial cell (as of intestinal columnar epithelium) that is distended at the free end … New Collegiate Dictionary
goblet cell — see calyciform cell … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
goblet cell — noun Anatomy a column shaped cell found in the respiratory and intestinal tracts, which secretes the main component of mucus … English new terms dictionary
Goblet cell carcinoid — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing a goblet cell carcinoid. H E stain. The goblet cell carcinoid, abbreviated GCC and … Wikipedia