gastric pit


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gas·tric pit

[TA]
one of the numerous small pits in the mucous membrane of the stomach, the bases of which are perforated by gastric glands.
Synonym(s): foveola gastrica [TA]
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GASTRIC PIT

gastric pit

Any of many foveolae in the gastric mucosa into which the gastric glands open. See: illustration
See also: pit