Gastric pits

Gastric pits

Infobox Anatomy
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Latin = foveolae gastricae
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Caption = Layers of Stomach Wall:
1. Serosa
2. Tela subserosa
3. Muscularis
4. Oblique fibers of muscle wall
5. Circular muscle layer
6. Longitudinal muscle layer
7. Submucosa
8. Lamina muscularis mucosae
9. Mucosa
10. Lamina propria
11. Epithelium
12. Gastric glands
13. Gastric pits
14. Villous folds
15. Gastric areas (gastric surface)


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Gastric pits are indentations in the stomach which denote entrances to the glands. They are deeper in the pylorus than they are in the other parts of the stomach. The human stomach has several million of these pits.

External links

* - "Mammal, ruminant stomach (LM, High)"
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* - "Digestive System: Alimentary Canal: esophageal/stomach junction"
* [http://www.trinity.edu/rblyston/MicroA/Lectures/L24-html/sld006.htm Slideshow at trinity.edu]
* [http://erl.pathology.iupui.edu/HISTO/LABE167.HTM Slide at pathology.iupui.edu]
* [http://meded.ucsd.edu/hist-img-bank/chapter_6/Slide_91_stomach_pylorus/pages/a.6.91.1.1.htm Slide at ucsd.edu]
* [http://science.nhmccd.edu/biol/digestive/stomach2.htm Slide at nhmccd.edu]


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