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zymogenic cell

(zī′mə-jĕnĭk)
n.
  1. A cell that forms and secretes an enzyme, especially a secretory cell that lines the lumen of the gastric glands of the stomach or a pepsin-secreting acinar cell of the pancreas.chief cell peptic cell
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