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Digestive System

Digestive system
The digestive system is a tube-like organ system that helps us in the mechanical and chemical breakdown of food we eat into units small enough to be absorbed into the blood stream.
  • The Peritoneum

    Similar to the lungs, which has a covering called pleura, meninges for the brain and spinal cord, peritoneum covers the intestines, abdomen and the pelvis. Anatomy: The peritoneum is a thin membrane...
    20/12/2014 by Dr.
  • Rectum: Its Role and Conditions

    The human rectum begins where the pelvic part of the large intestine ends. The rectum is a muscular tube about 5" (12.7 cm) long that connects the large intestine (colon) to the anus. The anus...
    12/06/2014 by Dr.
  • Salivary Glands: The Onset of Digestion

    "Mouth-watering" is a common term used, when you see delectable, appealing food. The water here is referred to the secretion of saliva from the salivary glands. The glands salivate, when a person...
    05/03/2014 by Dr.
  • The Lip Power

    If the eyes are windows to the soul, the lips are considered gateway to sensuality. They act as an inspiration for poetry. Shakespeare in his playlet Romeo & Juliet, describe lips as” My...
    04/03/2014 by Dr.
  • Gall Bladder - The Storehouse of Bile

    The gall bladder is a small pear-shaped organ situated in the right upper quadrant of the abdominal cavity under the base of the liver and connected to it by the hepatic duct. It is...
    26/02/2014 by Dr.
  • Small Intestines : The Center of Digestion

    The small intestines is the longest part of the digestive system, around 24 feet long when stretched to it full length. It begins where the stomach ends and ends where the large intestine begins....
    24/02/2014 by Dr.
  • Know Your Stomach

    The stomach is an organ which performs digestion of the food taken in. It is shaped like a sac and lies between the esophagus and the intestines. The human stomach is a muscular, elastic, pear-...
    21/02/2014 by Dr.
  • Tongue : Savours, Salivates and Bonds

    The tongue is located on the floor of the mouth, occupying the bottom of the mouth or the lower jaw called the mandible. The tongue is known to be the strongest muscle in the body. It is anchored...
    20/02/2014 by Dr.
  • The Liver

    The liver, the largest solid organ in the human body, is also considered to be the largest gland. Actually, the liver is two different types of glands. It is both a secretory gland and an endocrine...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.
  • The Gastrointestinal System

    Anatomy The gastrointestinal system runs throughout the length of the thorax, starting from the mouth and ending at the rectum. The arrangement of these organs throughout the system in order as they...
    01/02/2013 by Dr.