|Section of mucous membrane of human stomach, near the cardiac orifice. X 45.|
c. Cardiac glands.
d. Their ducts.
cr. Gland similar to the intestinal glands, with goblet cells.
mm. Mucous membrane.
m. Muscularis mucosae.
m’. Muscular tissue within the mucous membrane.
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In general, they are more shallow than those in the other parts of the stomach.
They are of two kinds:
- (1) simple tubular glands resembling those of the pyloric end of the stomach, but with short ducts.
- (2) compound racemose glands resembling the duodenal glands.
- cardiac+glands+of+stomach at eMedicine Dictionary
- Histology at University of Southern California gi/c_17
- Histology at OU 100_04 - "Esophageal-stomach junction"
- Histology image: 11103loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Digestive System: Alimentary Canal: esophageal/stomach junction"
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