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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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The underlying loose connective tissue, lamina propria, is largely occupied by gastric glands that open into the bottom of the gastric pits.
(2015) Helicobacter pylori activates and expands Lgr5(+) stem cells through direct colonization of the gastric glands. Gastroenterology 148, 1392-1404.
The tubular gastric glands are present at basal portion of gastric mucosa.
At the deeper part of the mucosa (>60 [micro]m), the collagen fiber mesh separated individual gastric glands (Figure 3, A).
Table 1 shows the measurements of villus height, thickness of lamina propria, inner circular muscle, outer longitudinal muscle, and gastric gland of the sampled A.
The glandular part had the gastric glands, which could be divided to two layers in the HE stain: the luminal layer stained red as the acidophilic parietal cells were predominant, and the basal layer stained blue as the basophilic chief cells were predominant.
Traces of these fibers were also noticed along the length of the gastric glands in the corpus and pyloric regions Fig.
Compared to the pyloric region, the gastric corpus presents simple tubular gastric glands (gg) and a tunica muscularis composed of smooth muscle arranged in inner oblique (om) and outer circular layers (cm) (Papanicolaou stain; x100, x200, respectively).
pylori are also one of the major causes of chronic superficial gastritis leading to atrophy of gastric glands. It has a spectrum of affection on gastric cells from simple gastritis to atrophy of gastric mucosa.
Prussian Blue staining displayed siderosis in giant cells and gastric glands (Figure 3(c)).
In histologic sections of the stomach, epithelium on the gastric surface and in gastric glands was hyperplastic (Figure 3(a)).