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Histoanatomy and ultrastructure of vasculature of alimentary tract

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. B. J. Gannon1,
  2. M. A. Perry2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060136

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Gannon, B. J. and Perry, M. A. 2011. Histoanatomy and ultrastructure of vasculature of alimentary tract. Comprehensive Physiology. 1301–1334.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anatomy and Histology, School of Medicine, The Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Vascular Organization of Alimentary Tract
    • 1.1
      Vascular Supply and Drainage of Alimentary Tract
    • 1.2
      Intramural Distributive Vessels
    • 1.3
      Muscle Microvessels
    • 1.4
      Vasculature of Enteric Neural Plexuses
    • 1.5
      Submucosal Microvessels
    • 1.6
      Mucosal Microvessels
  • 2
    Microvascular Ultrastructure and Permeability Characteristics
    • 2.1
      Small Intestine
    • 2.2
      Stomach
    • 2.3
      Colon
  • 3
    Future Directions for Structural Research in Gastrointestinal Microvasculature