gastric mucosa

Cardiac type mucosa

Cardiac type mucosa is a thin layer of tissue that covers the inside of the first part of the stomach. It is normal to find this type of tissue where the esophagus connects with the stomach. This area is called the gastroesophageal junction. Cardiac type mucosa is made up of glands that secrete mucus onto …
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Antral type mucosa

Antral type mucosa is the thin layer of tissue that lines the antrum, cardia, and pylorus of the stomach. The tissue is made up of different types of cells that produce and secrete various substances, including mucus and hormones which aid in digestion. What does antral type mucosa with chronic gastritis mean? Antral type mucosa …
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Body type mucosa

Body type (also known as fundic type) mucosa is the thin layer of tissue that lines the corpus (body) of the stomach. This type of mucosa is characterized by the presence of mucus-secreting cells called foveolar cells, which are responsible for producing the mucus that covers the inside of the stomach and protects it from …
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