Foregut - Foregut Structures: mouth, pharynx, oesophagus...

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Foregut Structures: mouth, pharynx, oesophagus stomach liver superior part of pancreas first and second parts of the duodenum to Ampulla of Vater Stomach: widest part of foregut initially symmetrical then enlarges, expanding unevenly to form the greater and lesser curvature rotates so that original left side becomes anterior and the original right side lies posteriorly rotation and expansion causes dorsal mesentery to be drawn into a sac and forms the greater omentum between greater curvature of the stomach and the transverse mesocolon the ventral mesentery attached to the lesser curvature becomes the lesser omentum the recess of the peritoneal cavity behind the lesser and greater omentum is the lesser sac Pancreas: forms from dorsal and ventral pancreatic buds at the junction of the foregut and midgut roughly half way along the duodenum
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differential growth and rotation of the duodenum bring the two buds together on
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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