Life Size Stomach Training Model

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Model Number: NH-00897

Brand: Niche Healthcare

120*120*300

This life size model is dissected along the medial plane and can be opened to show the internal structure of the stomach, including the mucosa, the pylorus, a section of the gastric wall. The model also shows the superficial muscular layers and the blood vessels.

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Description

Categories         Anatomical Model

Subject               Medical Science

Material              Eco-friendly PVC

Application       School/Hospital/Laboratory

 

The stomach wall is composed of several layers, each with distinct structures and functions that contribute to the overall process of digestion. The main layers of the stomach wall, from the innermost to the outermost, include:

Mucosa:

  • Epithelium: The innermost lining of the stomach, composed of simple columnar epithelial cells that secrete mucus, digestive enzymes, and gastric acid.
  • Lamina Propria:A layer of loose connective tissue containing blood vessels, lymphatics, and glands.
  • Muscularis Mucosae: A thin layer of smooth muscle that helps expel the contents of gastric glands into the stomach lumen.

Submucosa:

A layer of dense connective tissue that contains blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves. It also houses the submucosal plexus (Meissner’s plexus), which regulates glandular secretions and local blood flow.

Muscularis Externa:

  • Inner Oblique Layer: Unique to the stomach, this layer aids in the churning and mixing of food with gastric juices.
  • Middle Circular Layer: This layer constricts the stomach to help mix and propel the food.
  • Outer Longitudinal Layer: Helps in the movement and emptying of stomach contents into the small intestine.
  • Myenteric Plexus (Auerbach’s Plexus): Located between the circular and longitudinal muscle layers, it controls gastrointestinal motility.

Serosa:

The outermost layer, consisting of a thin layer of connective tissue covered by a layer of simple squamous epithelium (mesothelium). The serosa is part of the visceral peritoneum, which provides a smooth, frictionless surface for the stomach to move against other abdominal organs.

Together, these layers coordinate to carry out the stomach’s functions of storing food, mixing it with digestive juices to form chyme, and gradually releasing it into the small intestine.

 

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