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parietal cell

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

parietal cell

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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