Wasmanns glands

Wasmann's glands --> gastric glands

Branched tubular glands lying in the mucosa of the fundus and body of the stomach; such glands contain parietal cells that secrete hydrochloric acid, zymogen cells that produce pepsin, and mucous cells.

Synonym: glandulae gastricae, glandulae propriae, fundus glands, gastric follicles, wasmann's glands.

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