Skip to Content
Medical Term:

gastric area

 

Definition: one of a number of small polygonal areas's, 1–6 mm in diameter, separated by linear depressions on the surface of the mucous membrane of the stomach; they contain the gastric pits, with several gastric glands opening into each pit.

Synonym(s): area gastricaTA

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide