oa South African Medical Journal - An anatomico-physiological principle governing the direction of the gastro-intestinal mucosal folds during life
|Article Title||An anatomico-physiological principle governing the direction of the gastro-intestinal mucosal folds during life|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Radiology, Tygerberg Hospital, Tiervlei, CP|
|Publication Date||Mar 1974|
|Pages||441 - 448|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomy, Fold direction, Gastro-intestinal mucosal folds, Gastroenterology, Physiology and Radiology|
The mucosa, being the innermost layer of the gastrointestinal tract, is intimately concerned with digestion and absorption, and, presumably, also with the transport of intestinal contents.
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