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Stomach of a Cow

You may have heard that cows have 4 stomachs, but that is not actually accurate.  Cows, like all other vertebrates, have the same basic blueprint for the digestive system: mouth –> esophagus –>  stomach  –> small intestine –> large intestine  –> anus There is one stomach, but that stomach is …

Cecum and Colon

This image shows the jejunum and the ileum as it joins the large intestine (colon).  The pouch at this connection point in the cat is called the cecum.  In humans, the cecum has an attached appendage.   A valve can be found at this point in the digestive …

Stomach and Duodenum

This image shows the stomach and the first section of the small intestine, called the duodenum.  The next section of the small intestine is the jejunum followed by the ileum which connects it to the large intestine.

Label – Digestive System (Overall)

  Answers: A.  Parotid Salivary Gland      B.  Tongue C.  Sublingual Salivary Gland           D.  Esophagus E.  Cardiac Sphincter Valve      AB.  Liver             AC.  Gall Bladder AD.  Ascending Colon           AE.  Cecum   …