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3. gastric wall

  • Characteristic five-layered wall
  • Sets the organ apart from other hollow viscus
  • Best appreciated with a high-frequency transducer in the fasting state.
     

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antrumwall

1: serosa; 2: muscularis propriae; 3: submucosa; 4: muscularis mucosa; 5: mucusal air interface

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Ao: aorta; C: colon; L: liver; yellow arrows: prominent wall of antrum.