What does it look like?
The stomach is a pear shaped tube linked to the oesophagus and the small intestine.
Every ones stomach contains hydro colic acid which is behind mucus so we don’t bring it up. Your stomach is as big as your two fists put together. The chewed food is called the bolus.
What does it do?
The stomach produces chyme witch also goes to the intestines.
Breaking down food.
The main part of the digestive system is to break down food, as well as the mouth, the stomach helps break down food with the help of its hydro colic acid.
The stomach is the 3rd part of digestion that produces Chyme and Hydro colic acid.
Why is it important to digestion?
The stomach is important to digestion because we couldn’t digest properly if we didn’t have the stomach.
The Fact File
The connection between the stomach and the oesophagus is called the cardiet sphincter. The other end of the stomach empties into the duodenum the duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. The pyloric sphincter which separates the stomach and the duodenum.
The stomach is a muscular, dilatated partb of the digestive system that functions as important part of the body.
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