Medical Definition of Secretory cell

1. Cells specialised for secretion, usually epithelial. Those that secrete proteins characteristically have well developed rough endoplasmic reticulum, whereas conspicuous smooth endoplasmic reticulum is typical of cells that secrete lipid or lipid derived products (e.g. Steroids). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secretory Cell

secretogogue
secretogranin
secretogranins
secretome
secretomes
secretomotor
secretomotor nerve
secretoneurin
secretor factor
secretories
secretors
secretory
secretory canaliculus
secretory carcinoma
secretory cell (current term)
secretory component
secretory component of IgA
secretory cyst
secretory duct
secretory granule
secretory immunoglobulin
secretory immunoglobulin A
secretory nerve
secretory organ
secretory otitis media
secretory phase
secretory protein
secretory rate
secretory vesicle

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