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  • Essay On Stomach Cancer

    in charge of mixing it’s digestive “juices” with the food so that it can be broken down efficiently. The “juices” are created in glands in the lining of the stomach and they which then help break down the food so it is able to pass through the small intestine. When your stomach is cancer free it works normally and…

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  • Female Reproductive System Case Study

    pear and lies above and is tipped over the urinary bladder. This is where the fetus develops, also known as the womb. The cervix is the narrow end of the uterus, which projects into the vagina. A vagina is a tube that lies at a 45 degree angle to the small in a woman’s back. The vagina is what receives the penis during sexual intercourse. It also is the birth canal (the mucosal lining lies in folds and also can fold) as well as an exit for menstrual…

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  • Gastrointestinal Assessment

    organs that function together to transform food substances to energy and nutrients that are needed in the body. The digestive system is made up of the alimentary canal which include the mouth or oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestines, and large intestines including the accessory organs of digestion which involve the teeth, tongue, salivary glands, liver, gall bladder and the pancreas. The alimentary canal and the accessory organs perform the following functions which include;…

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  • Legalize Medical Marijuana

    remission. With treatment, many people with Crohn 's disease are able to function well. In some people with Crohn 's disease, only the last segment of the small intestine (ileum) is affected. In others, the disease is confined to the colon (part of the large intestine). The most common areas affected by Crohn 's disease are the last part of the small intestine and the colon. Signs and symptoms of Crohn 's disease can range from mild to severe. They usually develop gradually, but sometimes will…

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  • Gastric Proton Pump Research Paper

    acid reflux into the esophagus is reduced and associated symptoms are alleviated over time. While effective, a number of side effects have been associated with proton pump inhibitor use. Proton pump inhibitors are initially absorbed via the small intestine and then distributed to gastric parietal cells. They are activated in the acidic environment of the parietal cell’s vesicles and secretory canaliculi (Suzuki). Proton pump inhibitors require profound acidity (a pH level less than 1 is ideal)…

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  • Sour Taste Essay

    Taste or gustation is one of the senses that we have. We use it when we eat or drink something and we use our tongues for that sense. There are different tastes that we can perceive by the different sides in our tongues. There is the sweet taste, which we can usually have when we eat candies or chocolates, bitter, when drinking coffee, salty taste, like the taste of the salt, our sweat or tears and then there’s the sour taste, the thing that can get your face looked crumpled like when you eat an…

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  • ADA Recommendations To Clean Teeth

    Teeth are essential to the human body. They are the parts of our body that help us to chew. It gives people the sense of taste and, partially the sense of smell. Teeth are small, tough, whitish compositions made of calcium found in the mouth. Their main purpose is to break down food by chewing it and destroying it so the food can be ready for digestion. We clean our teeth so we do not get them infected or dirty from something. Sometimes, however we can get diseases from the teeth. We can protect…

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  • Box Jellyfish Essay

    Box jellyfish Nomenclature "Box jellyfish" and "sea wasp" are common names for the highly venomous Chironex fleckeri. However, these terms are ambiguous, as "sea wasp" and "marine stinger" are sometimes used to refer to other jellyfish. Anatomy "Cubomedusae", from Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur, 1904 The medusa form of a box jellyfish has a squarish, box-like bell. From each of the four lower corners of this hangs a short pedalium or stalk which bears one or more long, slender, hollow…

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  • Respiratory Pathophysiology

    As the diaphragm contracts and the intercostal muscles relax, a negative intrathoracic pressure is created which generates a pressure gradient between what is currently higher air pressure outside the respiratory airways, thus directing airflow into the nostrils towards the lungs. A molecule of oxygen near the nostril is sucked in to this moving air and enters the nasal cavity where it experiences turbulence due to the irregular path created by the nasal conchae and nasal meatuses. Here, other…

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  • The Biliary System In The Human Body

    collect into the heapatic ducts, which then collect in the common heapatic ducts. The heapatic ducts join by the cystic duct to create the common bile duct. These would run from the liver to the duodenum, which would be the first section of the small intestine. However, not all the bile flows directly into the duodenum. About half of the bile that is produced by the liver is stored in the gallbladder first. When food is eaten the gallbladder would contract and release the bile that was stored…

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