Enteroendocrine cell



enteroendocrine cell en·ter·o·en·do·crine cell (ěn’tə-rō-ěn’də-krĭn, -krēn’, -krīn’)
n.
Any of several types of hormone-secreting cells present throughout the epithelium of the digestive tract that often stain readily with silver or chromium salts. Also called argentaffin cell, enterochromaffin cell.

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