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Stomach Questions and Answers (Q&A)

W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
If your stomach feels tight, it could be as a result of stomach cramping or bloating. It is hard to determine what exactly tightness in the stomach feels because it differs from person to person....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
1. greater momentum-during the development of the gut, there are two mesogastria attaching to the developing stomach: the dorsal mesogastrium and the ventral mesogastrium. different organs begin...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Left gastric-the left gastric artery is the artery that supplies the lesser curvature of the stomach (along with the right gastric artery.) these two arteries would be most likely to cause bleeding...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Splenic-as it enters the hilum of the spleen, the splenic artery gives off short gastric arteries which supply blood to the fundus of the stomach. these short gastric arteries travel in the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Spleen-the spleen is the only organ listed which is covered entirely by visceral peritoneum. about the other organs... the kidney and suprarenal glands are retroperitoneal organs. this is different...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Spleen-the spleen is usually well protected by the 9th through 12th ribs on the left side. but, if one or more of these ribs gets fractured, the spleen is the first organ to be ruptured. the spleen...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
The stomach is the principal organ that breaks down food as it enters the digestive system. Digestion is the disintegration of insoluble food molecules into small water-soluble food molecules so...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Left colic flexure-the left colic flexure, also called the splenic flexure, is the point where the colon takes a sharp downward turn. this flexure is the point where the transverse colon ends and...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
Partial digestion is the leading cause of excessive noises in the stomach. Fiber-rich foods like beans and cabbage produce more gas and lead to noises. The gas gets trapped in food and when...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Along the lesser curvature-the vagal branches to the stomach are found on the lesser curvature. the anterior vagal branches are derived from the left vagal nerve and the posterior vagal branches are...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
Some of the significant causes of stomach bloating include swallowing air, constipation, gastroesophageal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, lactic intolerance, overeating, and small bacterial...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
Gas, bloating, or constipation during pregnancy is commonly caused by the elevated levels of the hormone progesterone, which slows down the digestive process. Round ligament pain may be felt in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Right gastroepiploic-if the gastroduodenal artery and its branches were ligated, blood would flow in a retrograde direction from the left gastroepiploic artery, which is a branch of the splenic...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Splenic-netter plate 288 will help you to understand this answer. the splenic artery is a branch of the celiac trunk. it passes deep to the stomach and sends branches to the pancreas before reaching...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jun 01, 2020
Short gastric-the short gastric arteries branch from the splenic artery near the hilum of the spleen. they travel in the gastrosplenic ligament to supply the fundus of the stomach. so, these...Read More

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