The esophagus will pass through the diaphragm from the thoracic region to the

The esophagus will pass through the diaphragm from

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The esophagus will pass through the diaphragm from the thoracic region to the abdominal region through the esophageal hiatus as it will then connected to the stomach.
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3) Abdominal part Stomach The stomach is divided into 5 regions: The cardia is the first part of the stomach below the esophagus. It contains the cardiac sphincter, which is a thin ring of muscle that helps to prevent stomach contents from going back up into the esophagus. The fundus is the rounded area that lies to the left of the cardia and below the diaphragm. The body is the largest and main part of the stomach. This is where food is mixed and starts to break down. The antrum is the lower part of the stomach. The antrum holds the broken-down food until it is ready to be released into the small intestine. It is sometimes called the pyloric antrum. The pylorus is the part of the stomach that connects to the small intestine. This region includes the pyloric sphincter, which is a thick ring of muscle that acts as a valve to control the emptying of stomach contents (chyme) into the duodenum (first part of the small intestine). The pyloric sphincter also prevents the contents of the duodenum from going back into the stomach. Omentum
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The abdominal esophagus is short because it connects to the stomach soon after passing through the diaphragm. The greater omentum is a large apron-like fold of visceral peritoneum that hangs down from the stomach. It extends from the greater curvature of the stomach, passing in front of the small intestines and doubles back to ascend to the transverse colon before reaching to the posterior abdominal wall. The greater omentum is larger than the lesser omentum, which hangs down from the liver to the lesser curvature. The greater omentum appears to float on the surface
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  • Spring '19
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