Pit

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PIT, fossa. A hole dug in the earth, which was filled with water, and in which women thieves were drowned, instead of being hung. The punishment of the pit was formerly common in Scotland.

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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.