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Intrinsic factor that helps in the absorption of vitamin B12 is secreted by

(1) Chief cells 

(2) Goblet cells

(3) Hepatic Cells 

(4) Oxyntic cells

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Answer (4) Oxyntic cells

Sol. The correct answer is option (4) because parietal or oxyntic cells secrete HCl and intrinsic factor (factor essential for absorption of vitamin B12) .

Peptic or chief cells secrete proenzyme pepsinogen. Goblet cells secrete mucus. Hepatic cells secrete bile.

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