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Pyloric Antrum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pyloric Antrum
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.875.875.716
Unique ID
D011706
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011706
Scope Note
The region between the sharp indentation at the lower third of the STOMACH (incisura angularis) and the junction of the PYLORUS with the DUODENUM. Pyloric antral glands contain mucus-secreting cells and gastrin-secreting endocrine cells (G CELLS).
Entry Term(s)
Antrum, Pyloric
Gastric Antrum
NLM Classification #
WI 387
Previous Indexing
Pylorus (1966-1972)
Stomach (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
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