Essays Tagged: "Intestine"

Digestive teck path of the Big Mac.

e stomach wall. Eventually, thethe churning action moves food out of the stomach and into the small intestine. The lever contributes to this digestive process by secretinginto the small intestine, a l ... called bile. The pancreas secretes pancreatic juice which further aids in dissolving food.The small intestine undergoes continual muscular contractions called peristalses. This action pushes food into ...

(1 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Biology-action of amylase enzyme on starch

ed up the digestion of food. When the food has been digested it is absorbed through the wall of the intestine. The small soluble molecules pass through the wall into the blood vessels surrounding the ... ass through the wall into the blood vessels surrounding the intestine. The blood vessels around the intestine are the starting point of a journey for the food molecules. From there they are carried to ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Trichinella spiralis.

lives in the chest and neck. The larvae comes from small cysts. The cysts attach themselves to the intestine, the larvae that survive become adult worms in 3-4 days. The largest worm grows to a size ... s in 3-4 days. The largest worm grows to a size of about ¼ inch. The females burrow into the intestine wall where they produce much larvae. The larvae enter the blood stream and get carried all ...

(1 pages) 40 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Salmonella: A Food Borne Illness.

eterinary Scientist named Daniel E. Salmon. He discovered the first strain of this bacterium in the intestine of a dead pig. He named it salmonella after his last name, Salmon. The full scientific nam ...

(3 pages) 75 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


forms of anthrax infection: cutaneous (skin), inhalation (lungs), and gastrointestinal (stomach and intestine). If people have been intentionally exposed, as in a bioterrorist release, breathing in th ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Birth Control Methods

). Quite a while later, around 1660, King Charles II's physician develops a sheath of oiled sheep's intestine to be used as a condom. About 200 years later German doctor Friedrich Wilde developed an e ...

(6 pages) 122 2 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


of Polio." Once the Poliovirus has been ingested, the Poliovirus multiplies in the cells lining the intestine and invades the lymphatic system and the lymph nodes swell around the intestines and neck. ...

(2 pages) 50 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Report on Tuberculosis

losis.The disease primarily affects the lungs and causes pulmonary tuberculosis. It can also affect intestine, meninges, bones and joints, lymph glands, skin and other tissues of the body and hence ca ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


of the pig consists of a long tube that is formed by the mouth, the esophagus, the stomach, and the intestines. The digestion system of the pig is complicated from the needs of eating plants. It has a ... em of the pig is complicated from the needs of eating plants. It has a complicated stomach and long intestines.Digestion system of frogs includes a mouth, esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Food is m ...

(3 pages) 8 0 4.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Meat Works

ds used in this poem are quite effective. Example "hang them by there heads on hooks or fill a long intestine." Also the language used does very well to portray the person's emotions and feelings. Enj ...

(2 pages) 3735 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cystic Fibrosis: A Case For Gene Therapy

e one in four chances to give birth a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer.The cells in the lung, sweat glands, intestine, and pancreas of a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer fails to get rid of chloride ions. Normally, t ... or a long cough. The pancreas of the sufferer also becomes blocked and the protective lining of the intestine becomes defective, preventing food to be digested completely.Presently, the most common me ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


their symptoms are virtually indistinguishable (Locke 81). True hepatitis multiplies in the intestine and then passes out in the stools with out ever managing to reach the liver. Such infectio ... infections are inapparent. Hepatitis A is slightly different. It is a virus that multiplies in the intestine, and then finds its way to the liver by the way of the blood stream. Signs of pre-jaundice ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Cause and Effects of Liver Failure

ole in the digestion of fats.Disease is also controlled by the liver. Infections which arise in the intestine are kept at bay by the liver.With the liver playing such an important role in fighting so ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


cm) for your esophagus. -Add 6 inches (15 cm) for your stomach. -Add 18 feet (5.5 m) for your small intestine. -Add 5 feet (1.5 m) more for your large intestine. ! Ingestion 
 The first function ... ing absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Most absorp- tion takes place in the walls of the small intestine, which are densely folded to maximize the surface area in contact with digested food. Smal ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama