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gastric body

Friday 11 November 2005

definition: The gastric body (gastric corpus) is the proximal ⅔ to ¾ of the stomach lying between the cardia and fundus proximally and the antrum distally. In the undistended state, rugae are observed grossly, and oxyntic mucosa is seen histologically.

See also

- corporal mucosa

  • corporal lesions

- rugae
- transitional zone