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Duodenum

Duodenum

(Science: anatomy) The first or proximal portion of the small intestine, extending from the pylorus to the jejunum, so called because it is about 12 fingerbreadths in length.

Origin: L. Duodeni = twelve at a time The part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum.Part of the small intestine that is connected to the stomach, this is the area of the digestive system that completes most of the food breakdown passed on from the stomach. Enzymes promote the breakdown of foodstuffs in the duodenum, while the large surface area that it presents allows large scale absorption of materials into the bloodstream.


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List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?

Does there exist a comprehensive list of the constituents of bile, their quantities/ratios, and the typical quantity of bile released into the duodenum in a single contraction in a human being? Here's what I've scraped together so far from reading various articles online. Unfortunately, the question ...

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by lourat
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:18 am
 
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Topic: List of enterohepatically cycled nutrients?
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Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

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by ElieSiag
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:31 am
 
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Re: prepared stomach and duodenum pig and liver extract

Hello Canalon. Excuse me for not be clear i want to know exactly about If These prepareds acting or no as enzymatic as Pancreatin. i want to know What its the use and what is the roll and the function of these preparations of pig unlike the pancreatin. In what level acts the preparations of pig stom...

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by albertt
Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:11 pm
 
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Topic: prepared stomach and duodenum pig and liver extract
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prepared stomach and duodenum pig and liver extract

... prepared. Livaplex is one of the products but is not sold in pharmacies. Apparently act as enzymatic. I read elsewhere that the substance of the duodenum is a natural antacid. I could clarify please. And unlike the first, that serves third. Thank you for your attention.

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by albertt
Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:49 am
 
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Please help me find the best diagram of the digestive system

The diagram must include: the cardiac sphincter, the stomach, the pyloric sphincter, the duodenum, the liver, the gall bladder, the bile duct, the pancreas, the pancreatic duct, the large intestine, the colon, the appendix, the recum and the anus. Thank you in advance.

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by yeah
Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:32 pm
 
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