parietal cell

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parietal cell

n.
One of the large peripheral cells of the mucous membrane of the stomach that secrete hydrochloric acid.
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parietal cell

n
(Physiology) any one of the cells in the lining of the stomach that produce hydrochloric acid
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At high power (inset), normal-appearing parietal and oxyntic cells are seen.
The oxyntic cells with central vesicular nuclei and granular cytoplasm are seen with no obvious change in cellular outlines.
The fundic glands are simple, branched tubular glands that extend from the bottom of the gastric pits to the muscularis mucosae (Figure 1), and are formed by four functional types of cells: mucous neck cells, chief cells, enteroendocrine cells, parietal cells (also called oxyntic cells), and undifferentiated cells.