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The pylorus is the region of the stomach that connects to the duodenum. It is divided in two parts: the pyloric antrum, which connects to the body of the stomach. the pyloric canal, which connects to the duodenum.
The lesser curvature of the stomach, extending between the cardiac and pyloric orifices, forms the right or posterior border of the stomach.
The part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach; the gullet. In humans and other vertebrates it is a muscular tube lined with mucous membrane.
The greater curvature of the stomach is directed mainly forward, and is four or five times as long as the lesser curvature.
The first part of the small intestine immediately beyond the stomach, leading to the jejunum.
The first main part of the large intestine, which passes upward from the cecum on the right side of the abdomen.
Pyloric Gland Region
Glands are branched, coiled tubular glands, shorter than other gastric glands. Gastric pits are deeper. Forms the pyloric sphincter.
Cardiac Gland Region
The cardiac glands of the stomach secrete primarily mucus. They are few in number and occur close to the cardiac orifice where the esophagus joins the stomach.
The pancreatic duct, is a duct joining the pancreas to the common bile duct to supply pancreatic juices which aid in digestion provided by the "exocrine pancreas".
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