Definition of enterocyte in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈen(t)ərōˌsīt/


A cell of the intestinal lining.
Example sentences
  • The iron can be stored within intestinal enterocytes bound to ferritin.
  • There is also some evidence that glutathione may be absorbed into enterocytes following ingestion.
  • Bacterial adhesion to enterocytes is a prerequisite for invasion and establishing infection.

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Syllabification: en·ter·o·cyte

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