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Summary Anatomy Item Literature (10) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: antrum
XAO ID: 0005157
Synonyms: antrum of stomach, pyloric antrum
Definition: "The section of the stomach which lies between the stomach body and pylorus, and that contains gastrin-producing G cells, which stimulate acid production, and the luminal pH-sensitive population of somatostatin-producing D cells."
Stage Range: NF stage 40 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
distal stomach NF stage 40 to death
Develops Into:
Parent(s): distal stomach


Parent(s): multi-tissue structure (is_a) distal stomach (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY