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Pa·neth cell

n :  any of the granular epithelial cells with large acidophilic nuclei occurring at the base of the crypts of Lieberkühn in the small intestine and appendix
Paneth, Josef (1857-1890),
Austrian physiologist. A professor of physiology in Vienna, Paneth published a description of the granular cells in the crypts of Lieberkühn in 1888.

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