. In which part of the body are argentaffin cells found


A: Oesophagus

B: Mainly in the duodenum

C: Only in the rectum

D: In all parts of the alimentary canal, but predominantly in the small intestine

 

Best Answer

Explanation- 

  1. Argentaffin cells are the epithelial cell found in the lining of the gastro-intestinal canal or alimentary canal. 
  2. They are present in all parts of the alimentary canal but mainly diffuse into the small intestine.
  3. They have a secretory role and help in peristalsis.
  4. Granules present in the cells help in the precipitation of silver from the silver nitrate solution.

Final Answer-

So, The correct option is D.

In which part of the body, are argentaffin cells found-In all parts of the alimentary canal, but predominantly in the small intestine.

 

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