gastric gland


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gastric gland

[′gas·trik ‚gland]
(anatomy)
Any of the glands in the wall of the stomach that secrete components of the gastric juice.
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Ciliated cells have been described in the esophageal and gastric mucosa in dilated gastric glands around peptic ulcer, gastric dysplasia, or adenocarcinoma.
The invaders then tuck themselves away in fingerlike gastric glands in the abomasum, the true stomach of ruminants such as cattle.
muris infects the gastric glands of immunocompetent or immunocompromised (nude and SCID) mice (17); however, since our patient was co-infected with I.