oa South African Medical Journal - An anatomico-physiological principle governing the direction of the gastro-intestinal mucosal folds during life

Volume 48, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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