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Gastric anatomy and physiology 

Gastric anatomy and physiology
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Gastric anatomy and physiology
Author(s):

M. Asif Chaudry

, Sri G. Thrumurthy

, and Muntzer Mughal

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199663200.003.0001
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date: 27 February 2020

This chapter describes the gross and microscopic anatomy, blood supply, lymphatic drainage, nerve supply, and secretory and endocrine functions of the stomach. The chapter proceeds to describe in detail the control of gastric motility, as well as the various processes involved in nausea, retching, and vomiting.

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