muscularis externa


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muscularis externa

[‚məs·kyə′lar·əs ek′stər·nə]
(histology)
The layer of the digestive tube consisting of smooth muscles.
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The subjects not exposed to aspirin had an intact muscularis externa, submucosa, and gastric mucosa with an abundance of chief cells found just above the submucosa occupying one-fourth of the entire gastric mucosa (Figure 1a).
The gastric mucosal treated with sucralfate after ulceration appears like the normal control with muscularis externa intact with the submucosa (Figures 2a and b).
nigrofasciata is composed of the four layers called as serosa (S), muscularis externa (ME), submucosa (SM) and mucosa (M) (Fig.
They are the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and serosa or adventitia.
The intestinal wall consists of mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and serosa or adventitia.
i) The complex connective tissue matrix may contribute significantly to the passive mechanical properties of the extracellular matrix of the gastrointestinal tract and relevant changes in the connective tissue of the muscularis externa that subsequently influence their function.
gallbladder, urinary bladder, and uterus), the smooth muscle of the muscularis externa of the stomach is somewhat more ran domly oriented than the term "layer" implies.
The histological analyses evidenced, along the entire digestive tract, the presence of four distinct tunicae composing the wall: mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and serosa, besides distinct intrinsic innervation represented by the submucosal and myenteric ganglionated plexuses, in accordance to the organ considered.
Diet did not affect thickness of tunica muscularis externa or tunica submucosa (p>0.
An extensive neutrophil infiltrate extending throughout the submucosa and into the muscularis externa was seen in all HA specimens.