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Ileocecal Valve

A = mesenteryB = large intestine (ascending colon)C = ileocecal valveD = cecumE = ileum of the small intestine

Stomach and Pyloric Sphincter Valve

The pyloric sphincter valve is found between the stomach and the duodenum of the small intestine.  It regulates the passage of food from the stomach into the small intestine.  On the dissected frog below, the black pin indicates the stomach and the red indicates the location of the …

Celiac Trunk

The celiac trunk (artery) is the first major branch of the abdominal aorta, as shown in the photo below. The celiac artery then branches into the gastric artery, which goes to the stomach, the hepatic artery  that goes to the liver, and the splenic artery that goes to …

Large Intestine (Colon)

The large intestine has three main sections which can be difficult to identify in the cat.  Shown below is the abdominal cavity with most of the small intestine removed and the large intestine positioned in such a way to identify the three sections.  The first section after the …

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 the Digestive System

    A.  Stomach      B.  Duodenum C.  Jejunum (small intestine) D.  Ascending Colon                 AB    Cecum AC.  Mesentery               AD.  Appendix AE.  Ileum (small intestine)