Slide 92-Human fundic stomach

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In this low-power survey image of fundic gastric mucosa, the lumen of the stomach is at top and the muscularis mucosa and underlying submucosa at bottom.  Note that the characteristic ‘tri-layered’ appearance of the fundic mucosa with the surface-mucous-cell-lined gastric pits, the eosinophilic upper region of the gastric glands and the basophilic lower region of the gastric glands resting on the muscularis mucosa.