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The Wine glass shaped cells that secrete mucus are called "goblet cells". These are simple columnar epithelial cells found scattered among the epithelial linings of intestine and respiratory tract.

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What types of epithelial Cells secrete mucus?

Goblet cells secrete mucus, a viscous fluid composed primarily of highly glycosylated proteins called mucins suspended in a solution of electrolytes.Goblet cells.


What makes mucus?

The cells that makes mucus are called goblet cells. These are glandular simple columnar epithelial cells that secrete gel forming mucins, which are the major component of mucus.


Specialized columnar cells that secrete mucus onto the surfaces of the tissue are called?

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What does the esophagus secrete?

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Do sinuses secrete or excrete mucus?

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Does the stomach contain hormone producing cells?

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Do glands secrete mucus?

You may be thinking of the sublingual gland.  But there are many mucus secreting cells embedded in the epithelium of various tissues (such as intestinal tract, female reproductive tract, etc.)


What is the stomach coated with?

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What are cells that reach the surface either secrete mucus or bear cilia that sweep away mucus and trapped foreing particles?

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Does the lamina propria secrete mucus?

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