Essays Tagged: "Pharynx"

"Herpes Simplex-Type 2"

d the mouth and on the lips (herpes labialis), about the nose, face, and ears, and in the mouth and pharynx. The causative virus has been shown to be present in the cell bodies of the facial nerve in ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hearing and Deafness

middle portion of the ear. The middle portion contains the ear drum and the connection between the pharynx and the drum, the Eustachian tube. The inner ear contains the sensory receptors for hearing ...

(4 pages) 141 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Digestion: Describe the digestion of a burger

oken down enough, the tongue shapes the food in a bolus, or a ball. The bolus is pushed back to the pharynx at the back of the throat. The food stimulates the opening of the flap so the good goes down ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Alcohol and Cancer.

d risk in a number of cancers, namely those of the Upper Aero Digestive Tract (oral cavity, larynx, pharynx and oesophagus (UADT)), stomach, colon and breast. The evidence is inconsistent and varies i ...

(3 pages) 23 0 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Dangers of Smoking.

outcomes from smoking are risks of catching cancer such as lung cancer, cancer of the lip, tongue, pharynx, and bladder. Cancer takes more than 400 thousand lives in the United States per year. One p ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The process of turning breath into voice and outline how a well-modulated vocal tone is achieved.

ng a larger chest capacity. This cause almost a vacuum effect sucking air into your mouth down your pharynx through your larynx and down into the trachea, then into the bronchi and into the lungs. Whe ...

(1 pages) 13 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The digestive system

he mucosa contains tiny glands that produce juices to help digest food. This tube also includes the pharynx, esophagus, large intestine, and anus.The digestive system is responsible for converting the ...

(4 pages) 78 2 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Common Cold or Rhinitis

is caused by viruses that attack the upper respiratory tract, including the nasal cavity ,sinuses, pharynx and larynx. There are more than 200 different viruses known to cause the common cold, howeve ... r direct contact from contaminated objects. When this happens, the mucous membranes of the nose and pharynx become red, swollen and the mucous secretions increase. The signs of catching a cold develop ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Digestion of a Bologna Sandwich

ystem has two anatomical subdivisions known as the digestive tract, which includes the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, and the accessory organs, which i ... may contaminate the food.The next step in digesting the bologna sandwich and orange is through the pharynx and down the esophagus. The pharyngeal constrictors of the pharynx push the chewed sandwich ...

(7 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

DNA Replication

ly broken down by saliva. The smaller food particles form a bolus, and the bolus is pushed into the pharynx by swallowing. The bolus is then pushed into the esophagus and down to the stomach by perist ... body, and an inner tube, which connects the oral cavity to the anus. The inner tube consists of the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, large intestine or colon, sigmoid, and the r ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Basic Structure of the Respiratory System

y mucus when the air is moistened. Once trapped, the Cilia take over and move the mucus towards the Pharynx or the throat. There it is swallowed and digested by the stomach. On a cold day the cilia is ... destroy it. Coughing becomes the only way to dispel the mucus to prevent it entering the lungs. The Pharynx is a muscular passageway about 13cm long is a common passageway for food and air. However af ...

(1 pages) 40 1 2.5 Oct/2007

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