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1

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

2

Brunner's glands look like

white splotches in submucosa

3

fxn of Brunner's glands

secrete alkaline mucus to neutralize acidic chyme

4

basophilic cells in submucosa and lamina propria of duodenum are

lymphocytes (gut-associated lymphatic tissue-GALT)

5

in sm intes, the spaces btwn the villi are called

intestinal crypts of Lieberkuhn

6

what kind of epithelium covers a villus?

simple columnar

7

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

8

Brunner's glands up close look like?

columnar cells with basally located nuclei

9

myenteric plexus looks like what?

large cell bodies, large nuclei and prominent nucleoli