Development of the gastrointestinal tract is fascinating, and a good understanding of this process helps to explain the subsequent location, supply and innervation of the abdominal viscera and sections of the GIT – defined by the three segments of the primitive gut. It’s also easy pickings for developmental/embryology questions for the GSSE! So here’s a Type X to test yourself! Post answers below
Single Best Answer. Type A questions consist of a stem and require selection of the ‘most appropriate’ response. The challenge here is that all the distractors may be correct, however one is a ‘better’ answer than the rest. So, make sure to read all the options!