alpha cell

noun

: an acidophilic glandular cell (as of the pancreas or the adenohypophysis) compare beta cell

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“Alpha cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alpha%20cell. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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