General anatomy of the stomach covering regions and structures.
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folds in the wall of the stomach that allow for expantion
Lower Esophageal Sphincter
Sphincter that divides the esophagus (oesophagus) from the stomach. Prevents back-flow of gastric contents.
Upper most curvature of the stomach
Central region of the stomach
Region of the stomach residing between the body and the Pyloric sphincter.
Passage way for food from the oral cavity to the stomach
Sphincter that regulates the flow of food from the stomach to the duodenum (small intestine)
Duodenum (small intestine)
Section of the small intestine adjacent to the pyloric sphincter