S2 Oesophagus

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S2 Oesophagus

  1. 1. Mouth Oesophagus<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>The oesophagus is a narrow muscular tubing continuing from mouth to the stomach.
  3. 3. Two layers of smooth muscles: </li></ul>longitudinal & circular muscles <br />What happens in the Oesophagus?<br />Peristalsis-is the Wave like contraction of the walls of the gut to move food down from mouth to stomach<br />
  4. 4. *Peristalsis<br />

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