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GASTRIC MUCOSAL GLANDS

1. Oxyntic glands - located in the body + fundus of the stomach. Secrete HCl + pepsinogen + intrinsic factor.
- Pepsinogen + HCl => pepsin.
- Intrinsic factor necessary for Vit B12 absorption.

2. Pyloric glands - loacted in the antrum. Secrete protective mucus.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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