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...
- H2T: YOUR STOMACH: THE FOOD FACTORY. Braun, Wendy // Jack & Jill;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p30
The article describes how the stomach breaks down food and helps in digestion.
- 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;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...
- In brief... // Gastrointestinal Nursing;May2014, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p10
This section offers news briefs in Great Britain's gastrointestinal nursing profession. Worcestershire, Herefordshire, and Gloucestershire upper gastrointestinal cancer care teams are nominated for the 6th Annual British Medical Journal Awards. A study by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden...
- stomÂ·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...
- Slurp, Swallow, Chew. // Click;Mar2008, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p7
The article explains the different ways animals digest their food. A cow has four stomachs because grass and hay are hard to digest. After a meal of grass and leaves, a rabbit poops out food that is only partly broken down then eats their poop again to go through the rabbit's stomach a second...
- 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.