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Epithelial cells that line the basal half of the GASTRIC GLANDS. Chief cells synthesize and export an inactive enzyme PEPSINOGEN which is converted into the highly proteolytic enzyme PEPSIN in the acid environment of the STOMACH.
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- Chief Cells, Gastric
- Chief Cell, Gastric
- Gastric Chief Cell
- Gastric Zymogenic Cells
- Cell, Gastric Zymogenic
- Cells, Gastric Zymogenic
- Gastric Zymogenic Cell
- Zymogenic Cell, Gastric
- Zymogenic Cells, Gastric
- Gastric Chief Cells
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