Tag: Digestion

Esophagus | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: After the food is swallowed, it leaves the mouth and then goes next to the esophagus. So, let’s focus on that. And just to make sure, we all know kind of how far the esophagus goes, I’m gonna draw in some lines right here, to show where it starts

Introduction to the Digestive System Part 1 – Mouth and Pharynx – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

Introduction to the Digestive System Part 1 – Mouth and Pharynx – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

This is a tutorial to introduce you to the digestive system. So the digestive system is essentially a long tube, which is about six meters long and it runs all the way from the mouth right down to the anus. So you can see how this tube is folded in

Stomach | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: Did you know that the human stomach can store up to four liters of food at any time? That’s about as much as two Coke bottles, insane! So, in this video we’re going to see how our stomach helps us process food it just received, from the oral cavity

Living Confidently with Chronic Constipation: Journey to Wellness

Living Confidently with Chronic Constipation: Journey to Wellness

[MUSIC PLAYING] ELIZABETH STUELKE: My name is Elizabeth Stuelke. I have a background in journalism and love telling stories about other people’s lives. But today, I’ve decided to write about my own story. It’s a mystery, a medical mystery about my own body. The story begins three years ago. I

The Digestive System | Merck Manual Consumer Version

The Digestive System | Merck Manual Consumer Version

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.