. Pepsinogen is secreted by
A: Chief cells
B: Oxyntic cells
C: Mast cells
D: Parietal cells
- Pepsinogen is an inactive form of the digestive enzyme pepsin.
- This enzyme pepsin helps in breakdown of proteins during digestion.
- Pepsinogen is secreted by the gastric chief cell (peptic cell or zymogenic cell).
Final Answer :
Hence, the correct option is A, i.e. Chief cells.