Definition of neck cell in English:

neck cell


  • 1Botany
    A neck canal cell.

  • 2Biology
    Any of the mucus-containing cells located in the neck of a gastric gland (more fully "mucous neck cell").

  • 3Botany
    An intermediate or middle cell of a plant hair.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist.