Gastric cells

Gastric cells


Cells found in the gastric glands include


CellsAlso calledSecret
1Foveolar cellsMucous neck cells Mucus
2Chief cells Zymogen cells/ peptic cellszymogens – pepsinogen (precursor to pepsin)  and prorennin [in childhood only ]
3Parietal cells Oxyntic cells HCl ,  castle’s intrinsic factor
4G cells Gastrin hormone
5D-cells Somatostatin
6Enterochromaffin like cellsRelease serotonin and histamine
Gastric cells


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