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Encyclopedia Britannica: Stomach
LEARN more about the STOMACH
The location of the stomach in the human body
The stomach is the sac-like portion of the gastrointestinal tract system that follows, and receives food from, the esophagus. The stomach, which is located in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen, is divided into the fundic, cardiac, body, and pyloric regions. The lesser and greater curvatures are on the right and left sides, respectively, of the stomach. Read more...
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Function of the Stomach
We all know that the primary function of the stomach in the digestive system is the collection and breaking down of food. Let us take a look at how this happens. Read more...
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