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Dudodenum

   

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Slide 40: Duodenum

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This slide is a longitudinal section through the duodenum.

Identify microscopically:

  1. Mucosa
  2. Submucosa

  3. M. externa

  4. Serosa

Draw and annotate:

A line sketch where the villi and crypts of Lieberk├╝hn as well as glands of Brunner are shown in detail.

 

Reflection:
  1. What are the projections and invaginations from the surface of the small intestine called?
  2. What types of cells cover the luminal surface of the duodenum?
  3. What types of cells line the crypts?
  4. What type of gland is the Brunner gland?
  5. Where do the Brunner glands open?
 

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