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Unformatted text preview: Fig. 46-4, pg. 993 Basic LayersFig. 46-5, pg. 993 Visceral Peritoneumconnective tissue that connects the tube to body wall Submucosaconnective tissue with blood vessels and nerves Muscle LayerOuter Longitudinal Layer--Inner Circular Fibers Mucosamucus Peristalsiscombined action of the smooth muscle layers Human Digestive Organs Oral Cavity-Food to Bolus-salvation starts the process of digesting starch Ingestion Esophagus/Swallowing (deglutition)-reflex, top of esophagus is skeletal muscleesophagus in the back-upper esophageal sphincterring of muscle that dilates and contracts-epiglottis Beginning of esophagus is skeletal muscle Middle of esophagus is skeletal and smooth muscles End of esophagus is smooth muscle End of esophaguscardiac sphincter-lower esophageal sphincter Stomach Holds 1+ liters-3 to 4 Hours...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course BIO 01-119-10 taught by Professor D'arville during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '09