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Descriptor English: Enterochromaffin Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Enterocromafines
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Enterocromafins
Descriptor French: Cellules entérochromaffines
Entry term(s): 5 HT Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
5-HT-Containing Enterochromaffin Cell
5-HT-Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
Argentaffin Cell
Argentaffin Cells
Cell, Enterochromaffin
Cells, Enterochromaffin
Enterochromaffin Cell
Enterochromaffin Cell, 5-HT-Containing
Enterochromaffin Cell, Serotonin-Containing
Enterochromaffin Cells, 5-HT-Containing
Enterochromaffin Cells, Serotonin-Containing
Serotonin Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
Serotonin-Containing Enterochromaffin Cell
Serotonin-Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
Tree number(s): A03.556.875.875.440.250
A06.224.358
A06.390.021
A10.615.550.291.162
A11.382.625.031
A11.436.294.031
A15.382.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004759
Scope note: A subtype of enteroendocrine cells found in the gastrointestinal MUCOSA, particularly in the glands of PYLORIC ANTRUM; DUODENUM; and ILEUM. These cells secrete mainly SEROTONIN and some neuropeptides. Their secretory granules stain readily with silver (argentaffin stain).
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM 1975-90
Online Note: search CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM 1968-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under CHROMAFFIN SYSTEM 1975-90
Related: Enterochromaffin-like Cells MeSH
DeCS ID: 4839
Unique ID: D004759
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Enterochromaffin Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0007477
Scope note A subtype of enteroendocrine cells found in the gastrointestinal MUCOSA, particularly in the glands of PYLORIC ANTRUM; DUODENUM; and ILEUM. These cells secrete mainly SEROTONIN and some neuropeptides. Their secretory granules stain readily with silver (argentaffin stain).
Preferred term Enterochromaffin Cells
Entry term(s) 5 HT Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
5-HT-Containing Enterochromaffin Cell
5-HT-Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
Argentaffin Cell
Argentaffin Cells
Cell, Enterochromaffin
Cells, Enterochromaffin
Enterochromaffin Cell
Enterochromaffin Cell, 5-HT-Containing
Enterochromaffin Cell, Serotonin-Containing
Enterochromaffin Cells, 5-HT-Containing
Enterochromaffin Cells, Serotonin-Containing
Serotonin Containing Enterochromaffin Cells
Serotonin-Containing Enterochromaffin Cell
Serotonin-Containing Enterochromaffin Cells



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