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GIT-STOMACH PARTS

Anatomy-Abdomen

GIT-STOMACH PARTS

1. Cardia - junction with the oesophagus, most fixed part of the organ.
2. Fundus - that part which projects above the cardia, in contact with the left dome of diaphragm.
3. Body - extends from the fundus to the incisura angularis.
4. Pyloric part - distal part of the stomach, extends from the incisura angularis to the gastrojejunal junction. Consists of the proximal pyloric antrum + distal pyloric canal.
5. The canal is palpably thickened to form the pyloric sphincter, whose position is indicated on the anterior of the stomach by the prepyloric vein. This is a small vein without an accompanying artery that overlies the pylorus and drains into the right gastric vein or portal vein.
6. Supplied by branches of the coeliac trunk.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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