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Pit

A specific area of the trading floor that is designed for the trading of commodities, individual futures, or option contracts.
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Ring

A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.
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pit

A location on a commodities exchange trading floor where the futures of a particular commodity are traded. Also called ring.
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Observed in (a): disorganization of the columnar simple epithelium in the gastric pits (enlarged detail, arrowhead) and gastric glands (arrows), congestion of the blood capillaries (enlarged detail, asterisk), and necrosis of the gastric mucosa cells (arrowhead); in (b): columnar simple epithelium in the gastric pits (enlarged detail) and well-preserved gastric glands (arrows); in (c): poorly preserved gastric mucosa, exfoliations of the columnar simple epithelium, and necrosis of the superficial epithelium (enlarged detail); and in (d) and (e): well-preserved gastric mucosa (enlarged detail).
The columnar cells of the epithelium of gastric pits have lost their normal appearance.
Our study found that, in normal gastric mucosa, the TFF1 expression was mainly found in gastric epithelial cells, gastric pits and glands, which was consistent with previous study.
In the luminal layer, the parietal cells lined the gastric pits were predominant, intermingling with the mucous neck cells.
pylori are seen in sections, usually, in close contact with the mucosa within gastric pits entrapped within the overlying mucus or in the lumen of the gastric glands.