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Explain how differences in the histology of the gut wall in the oesophagus, stomach and the ileum...

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Explain how differences in the histology of the gut wall in the oesophagus, stomach and the ileum are related to their roles in digestion.

Histology

Histology is also known as microanatomy. It is the study of the structure and function of biological cells and tissues. The histological study of cells and tissues is done through a microscope. Histology correlates the structure and function of cells by determining how specific structures of cells corresponds to the functions performed by the cells.

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The histology of the gut wall in the oesophagus, stomach, and ileum are related to their roles in digestion as explained below:

  • The Gut Wall of...

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