Important Note

Tufts ended funding for its Open Courseware initiative in 2014. We are now planning to retire this site on June 30, 2018. Content will be available for Tufts contributors after that date. If you have any questions about this please write to

Tufts OpenCourseware
PREV : Stomach of Mouse. Glandular and Non-glandular Portions. Low magnification. NEXT : Fundic Stomach of Mouse.
Stomach of Mouse. Glandular and Non-glandular Portions. Higher magnification.
Description:The stomach of the mouse has a glandular and non-glandular portion. The non-glandular portion is made up of stratified squamous keratinized epithelium. Notice the top layer of cells are without nuclei and are shedding off. The glandular portion is similar to that found in other animals. There are mucous cap cells, parietal cells and chief cells. Original mag. 50x. H&E. Stomach. Digestive System. Mouse.