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Term:
enteroendocrine cell differentiation (GO:0035883)
Annotations: Rat: (33) Mouse: (34) Human: (36) Chinchilla: (26) Bonobo: (28) Dog: (28) Squirrel: (27) Pig: (32)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
acinar cell differentiation +   
adrenal chromaffin cell differentiation  
enteroendocrine cell differentiation +   
The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized structural and/or functional features of an enteroendocrine cell. Enteroendocrine cells are hormonally active epithelial cells in the gut that constitute the diffuse neuroendocrine system.
glandular epithelial cell development +   
lung goblet cell differentiation +   
secretory columnal luminar epithelial cell differentiation involved in prostate glandular acinus development  
squamous basal epithelial stem cell differentiation involved in prostate gland acinus development  
thyroid-stimulating hormone-secreting cell differentiation +   

Synonyms
Definition Sources: CL:0000164, GOC:bf

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