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A long hollow muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.The part of the [[ alimentary canal between the [[ pharynx in the upper throat and the [[stomach where food can travel down further into the digestive system.

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GI tract wall

... over the net, and I cant find what im looking for. I have to describe how the structure of the wall of the GI tract varies along its length e.g. oesophagus wall, stomach wall, small intestine wall, and large intestine wall. and explain how this is related to the function of each section?? Please ...

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by WhiteShadow
Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract wall
Replies: 1
Views: 1173

If you have tried to quit smoking >>>>

... health risk Cigarette smokers not only have an increased risk of lung cancer, but also many other cancers, including mouth, lip, larynx, kidney, oesophagus (gullet) and cervix. Smoking also contributes to virtually all the non-malignant but common heart, circulatory and lung disorders, including ...

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by alwaleed
Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you have tried to quit smoking >>>>
Replies: 10
Views: 10622

how long does it take to digets food/how can we swallow w/o

Hints: 1. peristaltic movement 2. sphincter managing oesophagus and trachea opening

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: how long does it take to digets food/how can we swallow w/o
Replies: 3
Views: 1880

Hot water = safe to drink?

... gargle is a very commonly used treatement here, which causes the throat bacteria to die due to exosmos & still it is not kept for long in your oesophagus so ur cells also are mostly safe. Water at different temp than body temp, may have different responses - its temp affects gases, nervous ...

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by 2810712
Mon May 29, 2006 10:59 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hot water = safe to drink?
Replies: 8
Views: 28850

Transverse section of body

... of the body featuring the diaphragm please. I wan to know which part is the dorsal and ventral part and the positions of the aortic artery and oesophagus respectively.

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by Navin
Wed Aug 17, 2005 12:50 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Transverse section of body
Replies: 3
Views: 5036

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