The digestive system is formed by the gastrointestinal tract extending from the mouth to the anus, in addition to the pancreas, liver, and gallbladder. The digestive system is responsible for receiving food, breaking down, and absorbing nutrients, and eliminating indigestible material. The stomach mixes food with acid to begin digestion.
In this video, we’re going to learn about animal diets and digestive compartments and then move on with the tour of the human digestive system. So we have learned about the four stages of food processing, now let’s talk about the different animal diets. Animals are heterotrophs or “other feeders”.
Hey dude. My name’s Gilbert. Gilbert The Grape. Yeah the name was my dad’s idea… Anyway, today I’m going on an epic journey…through the human body! So, wanna watch? The trip starts as the human heads to the office lunch room, opens his lunchbox, and finds me in there. What
[Osmosis sound logo] The circulatory system is also called the cardiovascular system, where cardio- refers to the heart and vascular refers to the blood vessels. So these are two key parts: the heart –which pumps blood– and the blood vessels –which carry blood to the body and return it back
Hi my name is Craig Hacking, one of the managing editors of Radiopaedia and this is a short introductory talk about the anatomic positions and standard terminology we all use, prior to our anatomy course held in Melbourne and online shortly. Most of these concepts are second nature or should
Did you know…Gastroenterology is the study of the digestive system? Doctors who study Gastroenterology are known as Gastroenterologists. These doctors study, diagnose, and treat conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and biliary system…This includes the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile ducts. Gastroenterologists have a detailed understanding of the
Dysphagia refers to a group of conditions characterized by difficulty swallowing. There are two main classes of problems that can lead to swallowing disorders: Neuromuscular problems: – Muscular disorders that affect skeletal muscles, such as muscular dystrophy, or myasthenia gravis… – Diseases of the nervous system that compromise the way
You’ve seen this before in a TV show or a movie. A patient is on the table in the emergency room, bleeding from a stab wound or having ODed on drugs, when suddenly, an alarm goes off and the beep beep beep on the heart monitor flatlines. It’s cardiac arrest,