Paneth cell

noun

Pa·​neth cell ˈpä-net- How to pronounce Paneth cell (audio)
: any of the granular epithelial cells with large acidophilic nuclei occurring at the base of the crypts of Lieberkühn in the small intestine and appendix

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“Paneth cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Paneth%20cell. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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