Medical Definition of Chief cell of stomach

1. Cells of the basal part of the gastric glands of the stomach. They contain extensive rough endoplasmic reticulum and zymogen granules and secrete pepsinogen, the inactive precursor of pepsin and rennin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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