gastric gland


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gastric gland

Any of the mixed exocrine glands that form the epithelial pockets (pits) in the lining of the stomach; the glands are named for their location, e.g., cardiac glands, fundic glands, pyloric glands. Typically, the neck of the gland secretes mucus, the body of the gland secretes hydrochloric acid, and the base of the gland secretes enzymes and hormones. Synonym: peptic gland; stomach gland
See also: gland

gastric gland

any gland in the stomach wall that produces components of the GASTRIC JUICE.
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Rebolledo IM, Vial JD (1979) Fine structure of the oxynticopeptic cell in the gastric glands of Elasmobranch species (Halaelurus chilensis).
In a prior study,` MPM imaging of fresh, unfixed gastric mucosal biopsies revealed that gastric glands were not actually packed together as closely as they appear in formalin-fixed, H&E-stained specimens.
Comparison of Various Features Detected With Multiphoton Microscopy Imaging and Histology Features That Correlate Well Features That Do Not Correlate Well Between MPM and Histology Between MPM and Histology Squamous epithelium Presence of inflammatory cells Gastric glands (gastric cardia Details of connective tissue stroma and oxyntic mucosa) Presence of goblet cells Nuclear details Esophageal papillae Delineation of stroma
Gastrin-IR cells were detected in the gastric glands of the pyloric region of both species studied here, but have not been detected in the fundic region of C.
But those same enzymes also wreak havoc on cells in the gastric glands where the parasites are snuggled, destroying the glands.
In short, the pattern of epithelial lining and structure of gastric glands show very slight distortion.
Ciliated cells have been described in the esophageal and gastric mucosa in dilated gastric glands around peptic ulcer, gastric dysplasia, or adenocarcinoma.
muris infects the gastric glands of immunocompetent or immunocompromised (nude and SCID) mice (17); however, since our patient was co-infected with I.
pylori are seen in sections, usually, in close contact with the mucosa within gastric pits entrapped within the overlying mucus or in the lumen of the gastric glands.
Antigen sites are characterized by the brown staining in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells in the gastric glands.
6] Intestinal metaplasia was considered as slight when confined to few gastric glands in one high-power field (HPF) (40x); as moderate when it involved several HPFs; and as marked when the majority of the gastric mucosa was replaced by intestinal-type epithelium.