Omental space

Stomach iposterior wall)

Spleen Pancreas

Gallbladder

Figure 1-3 Blood supply of the stomach, duodenum, spleen, and pancreas. The stomach Is shown reflected upward, and the pancreatic duct Is exposed.

Figure 1-3 Blood supply of the stomach, duodenum, spleen, and pancreas. The stomach Is shown reflected upward, and the pancreatic duct Is exposed.

Rectal Blood Supply

Figure 1-5 Surface of gastric mucosa of a man (drawing based on binocular microscope view). The cut surfaces are slightly diagrammatic. At the left, the normal distribution of the gastric glands; to the right, only a few are indicated. Glands, gray; gastric pits, black, (x 17) (After Braus.) (From Fawcett, D. W.: Bloom and Fawcett's Textbook of Histology, 11th ed. Philadelphia. W.B. Saunders, 1986, with permission.)

TABLE 1-1 -- Gastric Cell Types, Location, and Function

Cells

Location

Function

Parietal

Body

Secretion and acid and intrinsic factor

Mucus

Body, antrum

Mucus

Chief

Body

Pepsin

Surface epithelial

Diffuse

Mucus, bicarbonate, prostaglandins?

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