What prevents the acids in the gastrointestinal tracts from corroding the GI and stomach walls?
The stomach is a J-shaped organ which appears in between the esophagus and small intestine. This is where food is churned by gastric acids and mixed with some digestive enzymes in preparation for final digestion in the small intestine.
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The columnar epithelial cells that line the inner wall of the stomach produce sufficient amount of bicarbonate-filled mucus which neutralizes gastric...
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The stomach is a sac that contains different gastric juices, acids, and enzymes that help break down food and digest it. Learn about the physiology of the stomach, the different gastric juices, and the process of digestion inside the stomach.