Definition of enterocyte in English:

enterocyte

Line breaks: en¦tero|cyte
Pronunciation: /ˈɛntərə(ʊ)sʌɪt
 
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noun

Physiology
A cell of the intestinal lining.
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  • 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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