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any small compartment

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small room in which a monk or nun lives

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The strong cytoplasmic staining of PTH in chief cells is readily identifiable.
Microscopic examination of the biopsy specimen of the left inferior parathyroid gland showed only chief cells.
Normally, an intact muscularis externa, submucosa, and gastric mucosa will reflect the presence of chief cells found just above the submucosa occupying one-fourth of the entire gastric mucosa.
Fragmentation of gastric mucosa, dissolution of cellular outlines and collapsed chief cells are few, visible characteristics.
Photomicrograph showing chief cells, which are nonimmunoreactive for CAM 5.
2005) (12) quoted oxyphil cells as less numerous than the chief cells.
If a significant injury is introduced in cell cultures or in animal models, more chief cells become stem cells, making it possible to fix the damage.
The chief cells of the stomach wall secrete at least two enzymes that function in digestion.
Cytoplasmic and nuclear acidophilic inclusion bodies were detected in respiratory epithelial cells, gastric surface mucous and chief cells, intestinal crypt epithelial cells, and hepatic and pancreatic duct epithelial cells.
Histologically, there is usually a single mass, which is most often composed of chief cells that are surrounded by an uninvolved or atrophic rim of parathyroid tissue (figure 1), with or without a separating fibrous connective tissue capsule.
The parietal cells were brighter with central nuclei and appeared distinct from the chief cells.
Chief cells normally produce digestive fluids for the stomach.