Physiology of the Stomach and the Duodenum

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Abstract

A brief description of the anatomy and physiology of the stomach and the duodenum is given in this chapter.

Keywords

Stomach Duodenum Gastrointestinal motility Gastric secretion The stomach wall 

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Acknowledgments

This work was supported by grants from the Medical University of Lodz (503/1-156-04/503-11-001 to JF) and from the National Science Center (#UMO-2013/11/B/NZ7/01301 and #UMO-2014/13/B/NZ4/01179 to JF).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryMedical University of LodzMazowiecka 6/8Poland

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