Variations in the Number of Absorptive Columnar Cells and Goblet Cells in the Human Duodenal Mucosa - An Age Related Study
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Anatomy and Histology | India | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Variations in the Number of Absorptive Columnar Cells and Goblet Cells in the Human Duodenal Mucosa - An Age Related Study

Nandagopalan P.A, Rosemol Xaviour

According to the previous studies in the duodenal mucosa in relation with age, there was no consensus. Goblet cells were seen in the villi and the base of crypts of Lieberkunn.They will appear from14 weeks of gestation.According to present study, there is definite decrease in the number of absorptive columnar cells in all four parts of duodenum with increasing age.

Keywords: duodenal mucosa, absorptive columnar cells, crypts of Lieberkunn

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Pages: 1092 - 1095

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Nandagopalan P.A, Rosemol Xaviour, "Variations in the Number of Absorptive Columnar Cells and Goblet Cells in the Human Duodenal Mucosa - An Age Related Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SEP14264, Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014, 1092 - 1095

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