The Human stomach presentation

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The Human stomach presentation

  1. 1. The Stomach by Vanessa Hamilton
  2. 2. <ul><li>The stomach is a j-shaped muscular organ that acts like a bag or sac to collect and churn food with digestive juices. </li></ul><ul><li>It functions as an important organ in the digestive tract. </li></ul><ul><li>It is located between the esophagus and the small intestines. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Stomach
  4. 4. Functions of the Stomach (Digestive) <ul><li>When the stomach fills with food, the rugae stretch out and disappears. </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrochloric Acid is secreted by glands in the mucous membrane lining of the stomach. </li></ul><ul><li>Then passes through the remaining part of the digestive system. </li></ul><ul><li>Food mixes with the hydrochloric acid and other gastric juices to form a liquid mixture called chyme. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Sections of the Stomach <ul><li>(Cardiac Sphincter ~Where the contents of the esophagus empty into the stomach.) </li></ul><ul><li>Fundus ~ Formed by the upper curvature of the organ </li></ul><ul><li>Body or Corpus ~ The main, central region </li></ul><ul><li>Antrum ~ lower region </li></ul><ul><li>(Pyloris Sphincter ~ The lower section of the organ that facilitates emptying the contents into the small intestine) </li></ul><ul><li>Rugae ~ the lining of the stomach </li></ul>
  6. 8. Diseases of the Stomach <ul><li>Peptic ulcers </li></ul><ul><li>Gastritis </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Gastric Carcinoma </li></ul><ul><li>Hiatal Hernia </li></ul>
  7. 9. Stomach Ulcers
  8. 10. Medical Specialties <ul><li>Gastroenterologists </li></ul><ul><li>Gastroinstestinal </li></ul>
  9. 11. The Stomach At A Glance

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