Deer Biology: A Deer's Digestive System
- A passage of connection. // Wellness Options;2006, Issue 25, p16
Discusses the function of the digestive organs. Description of peristalsis; Function of the basic electrical rhythm; Factors that slowed stomach emptying.
- stomach. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p714
An encyclopedia entry for "stomach" is presented. It refers to a part of the human digestive system characterized by a hollow-baglike organ located in the left side of the abdomen under the diaphragm. Its main function is to breakdown the food that enters through the mouth or to serve as food...
- Why Do Our Stomachs Growl? Savarese, Joanna // Parenting;Oct2001, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p185
Explains why the stomach growls. Movement of the muscles in the stomach; How an empty stomach produces a growling sound.
- The long and winding road. // Men's Health (10544836);Dec2008, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p122
The article presents the process digesting of foods from the mouth to the anus. It cites that the teeth grind up any food for seconds, before it is hit with a burst of saliva inside the mouth. The esophagus is a muscular tube that squeezes food into the stomach. The lower esophageal sphincter is...
- ABSTRACTS FOR GASTROENTEROLOGISTS. Rosenblum, Louis A.; Robinson, H. M.; Deutsch, Irvin; Brenner, A. J.; van Dyne, J. R.; Brown, J. Edward; Stanton, Arnold; Weiler, Reginald B.; Morganstein, Louis K. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1955, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p587
Presents several abstracts on gastroenterology. "Hemorrhage From the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract," by H. M. Pollard; "Left Paraduodenal Hernia," by H. O. L. Murray; "Cardiospasm," by John E. Summers.
- stom·ach. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p328
Several definitions of the term "stomach" are presented. It refers to a sac-like, muscular organ in vertebrate animals that stores food and is a main organ of digestion. It is located between the esophagus and the small intestine. It also refers to a similar digestive structure of many...
- gastrointestinal tract. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p332
An encyclopedia entry for "gastrointestinal tract" is presented. It refers to the part of the digestive system consisting of the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, and intestines. These organs together form a long tube through which food passes as it is digested.
- gastrointestinal tract:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p96
A definition of the term "gastrointestinal tract" is presented which refers to the stomach and the intestines.
- BLOATED much? Moran, Lisa Singer // Redbook;Mar2011, Vol. 216 Issue 3, p85
No abstract available.