Medical Definition of Enterochromaffin cells

1. Group of basal granular cells of the gut whose granules stain readily with silver and chromium salts. The cells secrete serotonin, substance p, and enkephalins. There are three types: gastric (antral mucosa), duodenal, and intestinal. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enterochromaffin Cells

enterobactin synthetase
enterobiases
enterobiasis
enterobiasis enterobius vermicularis
enterobius
enterobrosis
enterocele
enteroceles
enterocentesis
enteroceptor
enterochelin
enterocholecystostomy
enterocholecystotomy
enterochromaffin
enterochromaffin-like cells
enterochromaffin cells (current term)
enterocleisis
enteroclysis
enterococcaemia
enterococcal
enterococci
enterococcus
enterococcus faecalis
enterococcus faecium
enterocoel
enterocoele
enterocoeles
enterocoelic
enterocoelous
enterocoels

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