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exocrine secretory epithelial cells

Sunday 4 February 2018

Types

- salivary gland mucous cell (polysaccharide-rich secretion)
- salivary gland number 1 (glycoprotein enzyme-rich secretion)
- von Ebner’s gland cell in tongue
- mammary gland cell
- lacrimal gland cell
- ceruminous gland cell in ear (earwax secretion)
- eccrine sweat glandering dark cell (glycoprotein secretion)
- eccrine sweat gland clear cell (small molecule secretion)
- apocrine sweat gland cell (odoriferous secretion, sex-hormone sensitive)
- gland of Moll cell in eyelid (specialized sweat gland)
- sebaceous gland cell (lipid-rich sebum secretion)
- Bowman’s gland cell in nose (washes olfactory epithelium)
- Brunner’s gland cell in duodenum (enzymes and alkaline mucus)
- seminal vesicle cell (secretes seminal fluid components, including fructose for swimming sperm)
- prostate gland cell (secretes seminal fluid components)
- bulbourethral gland cell (mucus secretion)
- Bartholin’s gland cell (vaginal lubricant secretion)
- gland of Littre cell (mucus secretion)
- uterus endometrium cell (carbohydrate secretion)
- insolated goblet cell of respiratory and digestive tracts (mucus secretion)
- stomach lining mucous cell (mucus secretion)
- gastric gland zymogenic cell (pepsinogen secretion)
- gastric gland oxyntic cell (hydrochloric acid secretion)
- pancreatic acinar cell (bicarbonate and digestive enzyme secretion
- Paneth cell of small intestine (lysozyme secretion)
- type 2 pneumocyte of lung (surfactant secretion)
- club cell of lung

See also

-  epithelial cells
- secretion