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Pharynx

Muscular tube that serves as a passageway for air

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Esophagus

Where is swallowing occurs

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Peristalsis

Wave like movement of the muscles in the stomach

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Stomach

Food passes through

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Fundus

Upper portion

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Body

Middle section

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Antrum

Lower portion

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Lower esophageal sphincter

Relaxes and contracts to move food from the esophagus into the stomach

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Pyloric sphincter

Allows food to leave the stomach

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Hydrochloride acid

Helps with the digestion of prorein

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Rugae

Mucous membrane lining the stomach

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Small intestine

Extends from the pyloric sphincter to the first part is the large intestine

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Duodenum

Receives food from the stomach

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Jejunum

Second part of the small intestine and connects with the ileum

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Ileum

Third part of the small intestine