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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 …

Greater Omentum

The greater omentum is a fold of visceral peritoneum that hangs down from the greater curvature of the stomach.   It stores fat and also has an immune function, you might notice white spots embedded in the tissue – macrophage collections. The lesser omentum is found in the …

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 …

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   …