- circular layer of muscular coat of stomach
- stratum circulare tunicae muscularis gastricae.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
muscular coat — n an outer layer of smooth muscle surrounding a hollow or tubular organ (as the bladder, esophagus, large intestine, small intestine, stomach, ureter, uterus, and vagina) that often consists of an inner layer of circular fibers serving to narrow… … Medical dictionary
layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam … Medical dictionary
Muscular layer — LAYERS (Muscular layer includes the 2nd through 4th layers): serosa longitudinal muscle myenteric plexus circular muscle submucosal plexus submucosal mucosal … Wikipedia
stratum — One of the layers of differentiated tissue, the aggregate of which forms any given structure, such as the retina or the skin. SEE ALSO: lamina, layer. [L. sterno, pp. stratus, to spread out, strew, ntr. of pp. as noun, s., a bed cover, layer] s.… … Medical dictionary
stratum circulare tunicae muscularis gastricae — [TA] circular layer of muscular coat of stomach: the layer of circularly coursing fibers in the muscular coat (tunica muscularis) of the stomach. Layers (strata) of the muscular coat of the stomach (stratum circulare tunicae muscularis gastricae) … Medical dictionary
digestive system, human — Introduction the system used in the human body for the process of digestion. The human digestive system consists primarily of the digestive tract (alimentary canal), or the series of structures and organs through which food and liquids pass… … Universalium
Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… … Medical dictionary
sphincter — A muscle that encircles a duct, tube, or orifice in such a way that its contraction constricts the lumen or orifice. SYN: musculus s. [TA], s. muscle [TA]. [G. sphinkter, a band or lace] s. of ampulla s. of hepatopancreatic ampulla. anatomic s.… … Medical dictionary
Digestion — For the industrial process, see anaerobic digestion. For the treatment of precipitates in analytical chemistry, see Precipitation (chemistry)#Digestion. Entrails redirects here. For the practice of reading entrails, see Extispicy. Digestion is… … Wikipedia
Mucous membrane — Layers: serosa longitudinal muscle myenteric plexus circular muscle submucosal plexus submucosal mucosal … Wikipedia