Question

Which of the following is correct?

A

Paneth cells secrete pepsinogen.

B

Parietal cells secrete hydrochloric acid.

C

Argentaffin cells secrete mucus.

D

Chief cells secrete gastrin.

Hard
AIIMS
Updated on : 2022-09-05
Solution
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Correct option is B)

Parietal cells are present in the epithelium of the gastric glands. They are large and are most numerous on the side walls of the glands.
They are also called oxyntic cells as they stain strongly with eosin. They secrete hydrochloric acid and Castle intrinsic factor.

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