goblet cell

(redirected from Goblet cells)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Goblet cells: Paneth Cells, Crypts of Lieberkuhn
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to goblet cell

an epithelial cell that secretes mucous

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix: a specific type of carcinoma.
1978) did not find any mucus cells in the gills of Patella vulgata, whereas in Siphonaria capensis there were a larger number of these cells (De Villiers & Hodgson 1987), and in Austrocochlea constricta there were two types of mucus goblet cells (Eertman 1996).
These stimuli can change the type of the epithelium from one that is exclusively pseudostratified cylindrical ciliated with goblet cells (respiratory epithelium) to one that is either stratified cuboidal (epithelium with immature metaplasia), stratified squamous (epithelium with mature metaplasia), or in transition (transition-zone epithelium).
11,12) Similarly, Ogiya et al (13) do not require goblet cells to diagnose this condition but rather simply require the identification of columnar-lined esophagus (CLE).
Appendiceal endocrine tumors are separated into 2 groups: (1) classic appendiceal endocrine tumors, and (2) goblet cell carcinomas, which have a more aggressive history.
Importantly, 2 types of tumor cells composed the nests: neuroendocrine cells with moderate eosinophilic granular cytoplasm and a round or oval nucleus with a centrally located nucleolus, and admixed goblet cells (data not shown).
Basal cells can give rise to the differentiated ciliated and mucous goblet cells in bronchi and bronchioles.
The sections with cardiac-type mucosa did not have goblet cells.
These assays may be helpful when the basal layer surrounding the metaplastic squamous epithelium stains for myoepithelial markers and the metaplastic mucosa, which is without goblet cells, does not.
Identification of intestinal-type goblet cells (ITGCs) in hematoxylin-eosin-stained sections of esophageal biopsies is essential for the diagnosis of Barrett metaplasia.
The crypts both at the base and on the surface contain mature columnar cells, goblet cells, and cells with gastric foveolar cell phenotype.
MUC2 also decorated the goblet cells of 2 cases with intestinal metaplasia.
Histologically, the wall of the cyst consisted of ciliated simple columnar epithelium with interspersed goblet cells and underlying smooth muscle.
The ductlike structures were composed of tall columnar cells, and although they were the major cell type lining these ductlike spaces, goblet cells were also identified.
1] Intestinal differentiation in the form of goblet cells, Paneth cells, or both is common.