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Stomach/La estructura y la función del estómago

Stomach/La estructura y la función del estómago


This lesson will examine the structure of the stomach and its role in digestion.

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En esta lección vamos a hablar sobre la estructura y la función del estómago, y la función del estómago en la digestión.

Terms to Know

The soupy mix that digested food is converted to in the stomach.

Gastric Juice

The bath of secretions in the stomach that’s used to chemically digest food; contains hydrochloric acid (HCl), pepsins and salivary lipase.


Enzymes that are responsible for digesting proteins within the stomach.


An organ of digestion and part of the alimentary canal that is located in the upper middle/left abdomen; the stomach mechanically and chemically digests food into a soupy mix called chyme that is sent to the small intestine.