Term: mid intestine goblet cell
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Name: mid intestine
Definition: The terminal region of the mid intestine is comprised of specialized enterocytes that appear to play a role in mucosal immunity. The mid intestine also appears to be involved in iron absorption.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001323]
Name: goblet cell
Synonyms: chalice cell
Definition: A cell of the epithelial lining that produce and secrete mucins.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009094]