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oxyntic

 [ok-sin´tik]
secreting acid, as the parietal (oxyntic) cells.

ox·yn·tic

(ok-sin'tik),
Acid forming, for example, the parietal cells of the gastric glands.
[G. oxynō, to sharpen, make sour, acid]

ox·yn·tic

(ok-sin'tik)
Acid-forming, e.g., the parietal cells of the gastric glands.
[G. oxynō, to sharpen, make sour, acid]
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Endocrine cells in the oxyntic mucosa of the stomach in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
In the presence of Helicobacter infection, all mice showed gastric inflammation with lymph follicles, neck cell hyperplasia, oxyntic atrophy, and mucous metaplasia at 18 months postinfection (Figure 1(b), bottom).
We performed an active search of the files of 100 patients attending the endoscopy service of a university hospital and found twenty patients who had been submitted to bone densitometry and upper digestive endoscopy, with biopsies of the oxyntic and antral gastric mucosa within the last 3 months.
The oxyntic cells with central vesicular nuclei and granular cytoplasm are seen with no obvious change in cellular outlines.
The oxyntic cells of stomach secretes, hydrochloric acid with pH 0.87 and concentration about 140 mmol/lit secondary to stimulation due to food particles (Solid and semisolid) in the stomach.
Ghrelin is the only known orexigenic gut hormone and it is principally secreted from X/A-like cells within gastric oxyntic glands.
Defining epithelial cell progenitors in the human oxyntic mucosa.
Ghrelin is a peptide of 28 amino acids, synthesized mainly by the oxyntic glands of the stomach (24).
Ghrelin, an orexigenic hormone produced in cells of the oxyntic glands of the stomach, was found to decrease or remain the same following RYGB [2, 3], in contrast to the usual increase in ghrelin levels that occurs after diet or gastric banding.
(2007), the largest number of oxyntic glands may be related to higher demand in the production of secretion and ability to digest proteins since the fish eats live prey or food rich in protein.