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The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.esophagus

(Science: anatomy) That part of the alimentary canal between the pharynx and the stomach; the gullet.

alternative forms: sophagus.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr.; root of which is used as future of to bear, carry (cf. Skr. Vi to go, drive) _ to eat.

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... Yes sound is made in the vocal cords, which are parts of the larynx...by vibrating air expelled from the lungs. Sound can also be made by the esophagus, which is known as esophageal speech, which is an alternative to using an electrolarynx for person's without a larynx. So vocal cords aren't ...

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by NMLevesque
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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I need help about cardiovascular system.

... Name a vascular and a non-vascular lumen that pass through or by the diaphragm. Vascular : vena cava, arota Non-vascular: esophagus Am I right? Thank You Guys..

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by kingofgameyg
Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:11 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help about cardiovascular system.
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Passive smoking

... are many negative effects of active smoking. Cancer of different body organs is largely associated with smoking. The affected organ may be lungs, esophagus, liver, kidney, cervix, pharynx, larynx, throat, bladder, or even bone marrow. Other biological effects include various complications during ...

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by brylle28
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Passive smoking
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... a carnivore not an herbivore: its stomach and intestines are adapted for meat and its teeth are so strong they can chew through metal . The panda esophagus has a tough, horny lining to protect it from sharp, bamboo splinters . The stomach is thick and muscular and gizardlike . The rest of the ...

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by scottie
Mon May 09, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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... intact. Most so-called "stomach viruses" are non-viral food poisonings. For AIDS, if you have open lesions in your mouth, throat, or esophagus, swallowing blood or semen can infect you before the virus reaches the stomach.

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by Darby
Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
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