parietal cell


parietal cell

noun

Definition of PARIETAL CELL

:  any of the large oval cells of the gastric mucous membrane that secrete hydrochloric acid

First Known Use of PARIETAL CELL

1875

parietal cell

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARIETAL CELL

: any of the large oval cells of the gastric mucous membrane that secrete hydrochloric acid and lie between the chief cells and the basement membrane

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