body of stomach


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bod·y of stom·ach

[TA]
the part of the stomach that lies between the fundus above and the pyloric antrum below; its boundaries are poorly defined.
Synonym(s): corpus gastricum [TA]

bod·y of stom·ach

(bod'ē stŏm'ăk)
The part of the stomach that lies between the fundus above and the pyloric antrum below; its boundaries are poorly defined.

Patient discussion about body of stomach

Q. MY friends body is leaking and he smells awful. He also has a skin rash. He stinks.Can I help him.He is big. smokes too much,and does shower but he still smells. I need to get him in a chairty hospital. If ignored what will happened. Thank You Bettye

A. HI betty,thank god he has a friend like you--I dont like saying this but,your friend is killing himself,and the sooner you try to get him into a hospital the better--it not going to be easy-but you can only try.At this point he is at risk of LUNG CANCER--A VERY BAD INFECTION--AND CARDIAC ARREST,because of his weight,eating is an addiction,and people die from it,also people die from respiratory arrest because of his weight--stay strong--mrfoot56

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Upper GI endoscopy was performed which showed large ulcer involving antrum and distal body of stomach.
Commonest site of growth is antrum, next common is body of stomach.
Epithelium Lamina propria Fundic part of Keratinized stratified Loose connective tissue stomach squamous epithelium separating the muscularis mucosae from epithelium, no glands, small capillaries Body of stomach The mucous membrane is Loose connective tissue folded to form gastric with cores of it entering pits.
Endoscopy revealed nodular ulcerative mass lesion involving 3/4th of the circumference noted in distal body of stomach along the incisura not involving pylorus.
Upper GI endoscopic study showed ulcerated mucosa in body of stomach, Histological biopsy of stomach confirmed the presence of adenocarcinoma.