According to MedlinePlus, the stomach is connected to the first part of the small intestine, which is called the duodenum. Food mixes with stomach acid and moves to the duodenum, where bile is mixed in from the gallbladd... More »

The four parts of a cow's stomach are the rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasum. The first three chambers break down the food into pieces small enough for the fourth chamber to digest. These four chambers allow cattle to... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Barnyard Mammals

Stomach cancer is a condition in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and invade the tissue around the stomach, according to the National Cancer Institute. Most stomach cancers start off slow, according to the Amer... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The pH in the small intestine increases from pH 6 in the duodenum to pH 7.4 at the distal end of the small intestine in the terminal ileum. The pH decreases to pH 5.7 in the cecum but increases to pH 6.7 in the rectum. More »

The small intestine is a part of the human body's digestive system, coming after the stomach and before the large intestine in the sequence of food digestion. At 5 meters long, it is also the longest organ in the digesti... More »

The duodenum facilitates the initial phase of digestion by regulating the emptying of food in the stomach into the small intestine, says As the first part of the small intestine, digestive enzymes releas... More »

The duodenum is a part of the small intestine, and it is responsible for some digestive processes. Sometimes called the “anterior intestine,” the duodenum is the first portion of the small intestine, and it immediately f... More »