Essays Tagged: "Human gastrointestinal tract"

Digestive teck path of the Big Mac.

ed enzymes. The burger is swallowed andpasses into the esophagus. This is the muscular tube that contracts along its length to push the food down into the stomach. In the alimentarycanal the meat and ... tic juice which further aids in dissolving food.The small intestine undergoes continual muscular contractions called peristalses. This action pushes food into the large intestine. This surfaceof the s ...

(1 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


ay not be healthy for the DIGESTIVE TRACK it can also sometimes cause serious bleeding in the upper GASTROINTESTINAL tract. A study director of medicine said the risk of bleeding is directly related t ... you while you are trying to prevent one happening to you.Digestive track - The way food is digested.Gastrointestinal - Of relating to, affecting, or including both stomach and intestine.Duodenum -The ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chrones Disease

the digestive tract to determine the nature and extent of disease. These exams may include an upper gastrointestinal (GI) series, a small intestinal study, and a barium enema intestinal x-ray. These p ...

(7 pages) 159 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lactobacillus Acidophilus - why lactobacillus is a "good" bacteria and how it is used to help your body and prevent other diseases.

here are an estimated several trillion friendly bacteria comprising over 400 species in the average human gastrointestinal tract. By body weight, each of us carries around nearly four pounds of intest ...

(2 pages) 62 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Cystic Fibrosis.

y important organ systems there are. Cystic Fibrosis affects the reproductive system, the digestive tract, and the respiratory system. Cystic Fibrosis also affects nearly all of the exocrine glands (g ... anger that leads to the damaging of the lungs delicte tissues.Cystic Fibrosis affects the digestive tract in many different ways. One of the diseases that is closely related to the digestive tract, wo ...

(1 pages) 60 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Gastrointestinal and nutritional assessment.

by Brunner Lillian and Suddarth Doris (1990)Nurses dictionary, by Churchill LivinstoneEssentials of human anatomy and physiology, 6th edition by Elaine N.Marieb (2000)Medicine, a guide for study and p ...

(12 pages) 238 0 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The digestive system of the horse

e used by the body for energy, storage or body building processes. The organs consist of alimentary tract which is the tube extending from the mouth to the anus and know also as the gut, intestines or ... soft palate behind. The soft palate forms part of the pharynx where the air passages and digestive tract cross one another.As a horse swallows, the food crosses the pharynx and enters the gullet or o ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The digestive system

Human Digestive SystemSingle-celled organisms can directly take in nutrients from their outside envi ... e environment, have developed specialized structures for obtaining and breaking down their food.The human digestive system is a complex series of organs and glands that processes food. It is a coiled, ...

(4 pages) 78 2 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


s have been attempting for years to find ways of using transplanted pig organs, as replacements for human organs. Pigs' organs are similarly sized to human organs. Recently pig brain cells have been i ... en injected to the human brain, of people who have lost brain cells, from Parkinson's Disease. Also human heart valves failures brought to the discovery of transplanting the valve of a pig. Currently, ...

(3 pages) 8 0 4.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Digestive System

of Anatomy (10th ed). Retrieved May 3, 2008, from Human Anatomy Online (n.d.), Retrieved May 2, 2008, from ...

(3 pages) 66 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

E. Coli (escherichia coli)

E. coliWhat is E. coli?Dictionary definition: A bacillus normally found in the human gastrointestinal tract and existing as numerous strains, some of which are responsible for dia ... strains of the bacterium E. coli. Most strains are perfectly harmless, living in the intestines of humans and animals. The presence of E. coli and other kinds of bacteria within our intestines is nec ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's their own body (leukocytes) attacks itself and other bacteria that are normal flora in the gastrointestinal tract, usually in the lining of the intestines. When the body sends all the leukocy ... on, and kidney function.You will then most likely have radiological tests like barium enemas, upper gastrointestinal (GI) and small bowel follow-through, enteroclysis, computerized tomography (CT) sca ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Human Digestion Summary

Human Digestion SummaryOur digestive system is made up of what is called the digestive tract. The di ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays