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Stomach

inflammation of the lining of the stomach. The inflammation of gastritis is often the result of infection with the same bacterium that causes most stomach ulcers. However, other factors such as injury, regular use of certain pain relievers or drinking too much alcohol also can contribute to gastritis. Gastritis may occur suddenly (acute gastritis) or it can occur slowly over time (chronic gastritis). In some cases, gastritis can lead to ulcers and an increased risk of stomach cancer. For most people...

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Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a type of cancer that develops slowly over many years. Most frequently, stomach cancer starts in the lining of the stomach otherwise knows as the mucosa, and then develops into the other layers of the stomach. There are many ways in which stomach cancer spreads. In some cases it invades near by organs or it can also travel through the bloodstream to for cancer in other organs. There are many statistics and organizations of support for stomach cancer...

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The Stomach

ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL, KIRKEE Project Report On Human Digestive organ- Stomach Submitted by- Name- Roll no- Class- Division- TABLE OF CONTENTS * THE STOMACH…………………………………………….…………….……………………………………..3 * FUNCTIONS OF STOMACH……………………………………………………………...…………………3 * THE DIVISIONS OF STOMACH………………………………………………………..………………….4 * THE LAYERS OF THE STOMACH…………………..………………………………….………………..5 * PROCESS OF DIGESTION…………………………………..………………………………………………7 * Mechanical digestion……………………………………………………………………………...

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Gastric Acid: Hydrochloric Acid in the Human Stomach

Acid in the human stomach When people refer to acid they usually see it as a corrosive liquid that can dissolve metals or change the color of a substance. So they think of acid as a dangerous matter for the body and believe it can easily dissolve your skin. What I have previously listed are indeed properties of certain acids, such as Hydrofluoric Acid which can cause irreversible tissue damage if it comes in contact with skin, but not all acids are this strong. As a matter of fact what a lot of...

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Stomach Cancer in China

Stomach Cancer in China Stomach Cancer can also be known as gastric cancer, but this is a type of cancer that starts in the stomach. There are about four different types of stomach cancer, Adenocarcinoma, Lymphoma, Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, and Carcinoid tumor. The most common kind of stomach cancer is Adenocarcinoma. Stomach cancer mostly affects older males. According to Luan in his article “China’s gastric cancer cases on rise”, about two-thirds of people diagnosed with stomach cancer...

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Purpose of the Digestive System

micro- organisms that live symbiotically to break down cellulose in fermentation process into nutrients | Fore- gut fermenter | Hind-gut fermenter | Location of caecum | Carry out digestion in a chamber- rumen, before the true stomach (abomasum). The ruminant stomach consists of four separate compartments divided by sphincters, rumen is one of them. | Carry out cellulose digestion in the caecum, a chamber after the small intestine | Role of micro-organism in digestion | Consume glucose from...

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Seven Characteristics of Living Organisms

their functions, and these systems, organs and functions are shown below: Functioning System Related Organs Function Circulatory Heart, Arteries, Veins Transports blood through the body Digestive Mouth, Tongue, Pharynx, Esophagus, Liver, Stomach, Gall Bladder, Pancreas, Large Intestine, Small Intestine, Rectum, Anus Breaks down large molecules into smaller ones in order that they can be absorbed by the body. Endocrine Glands, Pancreas, Ovaries, Testicles, Intestines Hormone producers...

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H. Pylori

Pylori Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori), is a spiral shaped bacterium commonly found in the stomach. The shape of the bacteria and the way it moves allows it to penetrate the mucous lining of the stomach. They are very due to the help of their flagella. H. Pylori can also attach itself to stomach cells causing gastritis and stimulating the production of stomach acid. Over time inflammation can lead to stomach cancer (WebMd, 2013). H. Pylori is the most common cause of peptic ulcer disease. The...

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Digestive System

down to the stomach. The stomach can withstand up to 2 litres of food/fluid and is j-shaped bag, it also has the cardiac sphincter at the top that allows food to pass into the stomach and closes to stop food going back into the oesophagus, the stomach has four main sections, the cardia, which is the superior part of the stomach and where the cardia sphincter is, the fundus that normally contains air, but also acts as a holding area for food before going into the body of the stomach, this is also...

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Fantastic Voyage Unit 9

the throat to the stomach. It connects the pharynx, which is the body cavity that is common to both the digestive and respiratory systems behind the mouth, with the stomach, where the second stage of digestion is initiated. The esophagus is a long tube that runs from the mouth to the stomach. It uses rhythmic wave like muscle movements called peristalsis to force food from the throat into the stomach. At the end of the esophagus there is a sphincter that allows food into the stomach then closes back...

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