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parietal cell

noun, Anatomy
1.
any of the cells in the mucous membranes of the stomach that secrete hydrochloric acid.
Also called acid cell.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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British Dictionary definitions for parietal-cell

parietal cell

noun
1.
any one of the cells in the lining of the stomach that produce hydrochloric acid
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parietal-cell in Medicine

parietal cell n.
A cell of the gastric glands that secretes hydrochloric acid. Also called acid cell, oxyntic cell.

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