Skip to Content
Medical Term:

Clara cell

Pronunciation: klahr′ah

Definition: a rounded, club-shaped, nonciliated cell protruding between ciliated cells in bronchiolar epithelium; believed to be secretory in function.

Synonym(s): bronchiolar exocrine cell

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide