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Stuck here, help me understand: If for some reason our goblet cells are non functional this will adversely affect:

If for some reason our goblet cells are non functional this will adversely affect:

  • Option 1)

    production of somatostatin

  • Option 2)

    secretion of sebum from the sebaceous glands

  • Option 3)

    maturation of sperms

  • Option 4)

    smooth movement of food down the intestine

 
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As we learnt in

Goblet Cells -

The intestinal mucosal epithelium has goblet cells which secrete mucus.

- wherein

The secretions of the brush border cells of the mucosa alongwith the secretions of the goblet cells constitute the intestinal juice or succus entericus

 

 Mucus helps is smooth movement of food down the intestine


Option 1)

production of somatostatin

Incorrect

Option 2)

secretion of sebum from the sebaceous glands

Incorrect

Option 3)

maturation of sperms

Incorrect

Option 4)

smooth movement of food down the intestine

Correct

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