Question

If for some reason our goblet cells are non-functional, this will adversely affect:

A

Smooth movement of food down the intestine.

B

Production of somatostatin.

C

Secretion of sebum from the sebaceous glands.

D

Maturation of sperms.

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Correct option is A)

Goblet cells are the modified simple epithelial columnar cells. It is found in the lining of organs like intestine and respiratory tract. It secretes mucin (glycoprotein) and maintains the layer of mucous which facilitates passage of material through the intestine. Thus, the correct answer is option A.

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