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Stomach

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The stomach is located below the diaphragm in the _____ of the abdominal cavity. upper left quadrant
The inner lining of the stomach contains many small openings called _____, which are actually the open ends of many tubular gastric glands. gastric pits
The stomach consists of four specific regions: the cardiac, fundic, body, and pyloric. ______ is near the esophagus. At the point where the esophagus joins with the stomach there is a muscular valve known as the cardiac sphincter Cardiac region
______ extends in a balloon-like manner above the cardiac region. This region is a temporary storage area for food and sometimes it fills with swallowed air. Fundic region
The stomach consists of four specific regions: the cardiac, fundic, body, and pyloric. Body region is the main part of the stomach. It is located between the fundic and pyloric regions. Body region
The stomach consists of four specific regions: the cardiac, fundic, body, and pyloric. _____ becomes narrow and joins with the small intestine. Pyloric region
A muscular valve, called the _____, is located between the pyloric region and the small intestine. Pyloric sphincter
_____ is a tubular organ that is approximately 18 to 20 feet long. It extends from the pyloric sphincter to the large intestine and it coils throughout most of the abdominal cavity. The small intestine
Throughout the inner lining of the small intestine there are tiny projections called _____. villi
_____ is the shortest portion of the small intestine. It joins with the pyloric sphincter and then extends into the jejunum. Duodenum
_____ is the middle portion of the small intestine Jejunum
_____ connects to the large intestine through a valve known as the ileocecal valve. Ileum
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