Flashcards in Stomach Deck (15)
Food on entering the stomach is mixed with secretions from what?
The gastric glands
The gastric glands contain 3 types of cells:
Mucosal (neck) cells
The mucosal (neck) cells secrete what?
Mucus and gastrin
What cells PRODUCE gastrin?
What does gastrin do?
Stimulates gastric secretions
Chief cells produce what?
Pepsinogen is activated to from what?
What activates pepsinogen to form pepsin?
Hydrochloric acid (HCl)
Pepsin is necessary to digest what?
The parietal cells secrete what?
HCl and Intrinsic factor (IF)
HCl will destroy what?
Intrinsic Factor is necessary for what?
Absorption of Vitamin B12
Where is the absorption of Vitamin B12?
What cells release histamine?