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Enterochromaffin cells

Introduction: Enterochromaffin cells

Description of Enterochromaffin cells

Enterochromaffin cells: A subtype of enteroendocrine cells found in the gastrointestinal MUCOSA, particularly in the glands of PYLORIC ANTRUM; DUODENUM; and ILEUM. These cells secrete mainly SEROTONIN and some neuropeptides. Their secretory granules stain readily with silver (argentaffin stain).
Source: MeSH 2007

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