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Author: Paul Kwan, Ph.D.
Myenteric plexus of Auerbach in the canine stomach. High power
Description:Organ: Stomach, Tissue: Myenteric plexus of Auerbach, Species: Dog. Comments: The myenteric plexus of Auerbach is found between the two layers of smooth muscle cells in the muscularis externa. The ganglion cells are larger and more basophilic than the supportive cells. Plexus like these are involved in controlling smooth muscle contractions as well as glandular secretions.