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Stomach

Introduction: Stomach

Description of Stomach

Stomach: An organ that is part of the digestive system. The stomach helps digest food by mixing it with digestive juices and churning it into a thin liquid.
Source: National Institute of Health

Stomach: an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Stomach: organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the esophagus and the beginning of the duodenum.
Source: CRISP

Stomach: An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Stomach: An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.
Source: MeSH 2007

Stomach: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Stomach:

Stomach as an Organ

Stomach (organ): The stomach is a muscular hollow organ of the...more »

Stomach (organ): The stomach is the first digestive organ to receive food from swallowing. The food is acted upon by hydrochloric acid (stomach acid)

Stomach (organ): The food then enters the stomach, which has three mechanical tasks to do. First, the stomach must store the swallowed food and... (Source: excerpt from Your Digestive System and How It Works: NIDDK)

The stomach is part of the digestive system . It is located in the... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Stomach Cancer: NCI)

Stomach (organ): See Stomach (organ information).

More information on organs: Stomach:

Terms associated with Stomach:

Terms Similar to Stomach:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Stomach:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Stomach

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Stomach can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Stomach may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Stomach

The following list attempts to classify Stomach into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • internal organ,viscus
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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