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parietal cell

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

parietal cell

n
(Physiology) any one of the cells in the lining of the stomach that produce hydrochloric acid
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However, the parietal cells start to dilate, and the pyramidal shape of the cells is gradually deformed with nucleus starting to settle at the side, and with adipose tissues starting to replace these cells.
The gastric body is the location of parietal cells, which produce acid.
The adjoining gastric mucosa showed atrophy and cystic change with loss of parietal cells, and focal pyloric-type metaplasia.
Parietal cells secrete hydrochloric acid for digestion and intrinsic factor to help the intestines absorb vitamin B-12, which is critical for making blood cells and maintaining a healthy nervous system.
The mainstay of acid production in stomach is the secretion of hydrogen ions by parietal cells located in gastric mucosa.
The primary parietal cells divided repeatedly through periclinal and anticlinal divisions to form the subepidermal endothecium and two middle layers (Fig.
Intrinsic Factor is produced by the Parietal Cells that line the wall of the stomach.
14 Histamine, acetylcholine or Carbachol are potent secretogogues for the parietal cells of gastric mucosa leading to the production of HCl.
TAKECAB, discovered by Takeda, is a new medicine for treating acid-related diseases with a novel mechanism of action called potassium-competitive acid blockers (P-CABs) which competitively inhibits the binding of potassium ions to H+,K+-ATPase (also known as the proton pump) in the final step of gastric acid secretion in gastric parietal cells.
PA is macrocytic anemia due to vitamin B12 deficiency as a result of deficiency of intrinsic factor because of the atrophy of gastric mucosa and thus the loss of parietal cells.
The parietal cells were brighter with central nuclei and appeared distinct from the chief cells.
In fact, after the loss of podocytes, parietal cells play a negative role by causing kidney scarring that contributes to progressive kidney function decline.