gastric glands


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gas·tric glands

[TA]
branched tubular glands lying in the mucosa of the fundus and body of the stomach. They contain parietal cells that secrete hydrochloric acid and gastric intrinsic factor, zymogen cells that produce pepsin, APUD cells that produce various hormones and factors, and mucous cells.

gastric glands

the secreting glands of the stomach, including the fundic, cardiac, and pyloric glands; sometimes used specifically to denote the fundic glands.

gas·tric glands

(gas'trik glandz) [TA]
Branched tubular glands lying in the mucosa of the fundus and body of the stomach; such glands contain parietal cells that secrete hydrochloric acid, zymogen cells that produce pepsin, and mucous cells.
Synonym(s): gastric follicle.

Wasmann,

Adolphus, 19th century German anatomist.
Wasmann glands - branched tubular glands lying in the mucosa of the fundus and body of the stomach. Synonym(s): gastric glands
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Colonization of the mucosa by the bacterium leads to chronic inflammation and loss of gastric glands responsible for the production of acid, leading to an atrophic gastritis.
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