Flashcards in 011615 vm Deck (9):
small intestine- general surface looks like? as compared to stomach?
sm intestine has villi, whereas stomach has gastric pits
sm intestine has Brunner's glands
stomach doesn't have Brunner's glands in submucosa
Brunner's glands look like
white splotches in submucosa
fxn of Brunner's glands
secrete alkaline mucus to neutralize acidic chyme
basophilic cells in submucosa and lamina propria of duodenum are
lymphocytes (gut-associated lymphatic tissue-GALT)
in sm intes, the spaces btwn the villi are called
intestinal crypts of Lieberkuhn
what kind of epithelium covers a villus?
appearance of Paneth cells and enterendocrine cells, and where are they located?
crypts of Lieberkuhn
Paneth cells-eosinophilic with secretory granules in apical cytoplasm
enteroendocrine cells-clear cytoplasm with secretory granules in basal cytoplasm
Brunner's glands up close look like?
columnar cells with basally located nuclei