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Unformatted text preview: Esophagus: Epithelium Esophagus Esophagus: Submucosa * Mucus secreting glands may be found in the submucosa. * Due to their position, they are known as submucosal glands or as esophageal glands proper * Excretory ducts pass through the muscularis mucosa and lamina propria to open into the esophageal lumen Esophagus Esophagus: Submucosal Glands Esophagus: Submucosal Glands Esophagus: Muscularis Externa * Composes of skeletal muscle in the upper one-third * A mixture of skeletal and smooth muscle in the middle one-third * Only smooth muscle in the lower one-third...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10