NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved

NEET - 2017

Which cells of ‘Crypts of Lieberkuhn' secrete antibacterial lysozyme?

(a) Argentaffin cells
(b) Paneth oaks
(c) Zymogen cells
(d) Kupffer cells

(b) The mucosa present in between the bases of villi of small intestine (Crypts of Lieberkuhn) contain paneth cells, which secrete antibacterial lysozyme.

A section of small intestinal mucosa showing villi and the Crypts of Lieberkuhn

Concept Enhancer:- Kupffer cells are phagocytic cells of liver. Zymogen cells produce enzyme. Argentaffin cells produce hormones.

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