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gastric epithelium

Sunday 4 February 2018


Definition : The stomach (from ancient Greek στόμαχος, stomachos, stoma means mouth) is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates. The stomach has a dilated structure and functions as a vital digestive organ.

See also

- gastric anomalies
- epithelium