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A 51-year-old woman comes to the physician because ...

Area labeled 'B' (Parietal cell)

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submitted by mcl(190),

This image is very helpful.

seagull  http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/erg/GI178b.htm Another histology slide with labels +  
masonkingcobra  I like to think that the parietal cells look like "fried eggs" classically +  




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submitted by seagull(391),

http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/erg/GI178b.htm

Another histology slide with labels a few seconds ago

enbeemee  what are the other labeled structures? i can discern the parietal and chief cells, but not really the others... +  
hyperfukus  yea wth is A +  




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submitted by enbeemee(4),

what are the other labeled structures? i can discern the parietal and chief cells, but not the others...

hyperfukus  what is A? +  
et-tu-bromocriptine  According to this source, they're mucous neck cells (secrete acidic fluid containing mucin); compare this with mucus produced by surface mucous cells, which is alkaline. http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/erg/GI082b.htm +1  
hyperfukus  i gosh i see now! thanks so much :) so if it's Pink=Parietal but not granules got it thank you :) +