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Body Systems - 7th Grade: Stomach

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...

How the Stomach works

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Stomach Video

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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...

Stomach Disorders

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Stomach: Label Me game

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