Tag: biology

Why Does Your Stomach Make Noises?

Why Does Your Stomach Make Noises?

Our digestive systems seem to like making noise — especially when we most desperately do not want them to be making strange gurgling sounds. [gurgle] And I mean, even though stomach-growling is probably one of the less offensive noises your guts can produce, it’s still not something you want happening

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets

Cardiovascular System Overview, Animation

Cardiovascular System Overview, Animation

The cardiovascular system is part of the circulatory system that circulates blood. The circulatory system also includes the lymphatic system, which circulates lymph, but the terms circulatory system and cardiovascular system are commonly used interchangeably to describe blood circulation. The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood, and blood vessels.

Why do we Puke? | #aumsum

Why do we Puke? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Why do we puke? To taste the swallowed burger again. Eww. No. Puking or vomiting is the forcible emptying of stomach contents through our mouth. Though disgusting, it is actually our body’s protective mechanism to get rid of toxic foods. That we might have ingested. Vomiting is