G cell


An enteroendocrine cell that secretes gastrin, found primarily in the gastric glands of the pyloric cavity mucosa of the stomach.

Nearby words

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  7. green monkey,
  8. green monkey disease,
  9. green mould,
  10. green mountain boys

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