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Pernicious Anemia
...  If 5% of the radiolabeled B12 becomes visible in the urine, the patient has Pernicious anemia. Doctors could also examine suspected patients through gastroscopy, a process in which the stomach, duodenum and the esophagus undergo biopsy. Those with ernicious anemia will have pariental cell bodies that reaches 90% or more. Bone marrow examination could also be conducted, as well as  ...

Stomach
...  with the gastric juices. The food will result to a soup-like mixture because of the churning and the mixture of gastric juices, which will then be squirted to a valve. This valve is known as the duodenum, which is the next part of the human’s intestinal tract. Both the production of gastric juices and the action of the stomach’s muscular wall are influenced by a lot of factors,  ...

Gall Bladder
...  three portions: the fundus, body and the neck. The neck of the organ tapers to form the biliary tree. It connects with the liver via the hepatic duct. Once stimulated, it pours its secretion in the duodenum of the small intestine through the common bile duct. Histology If you examine a portion of the gall bladder, you will see structures clearly. Simple columnar epithelial tissue lines the  ...

Serous Membranes
...  large intestine. The space between these two peritoneum is known as the peritoneal cavity. Next to the parietal peritoneum is where the organs the abdominal aorta, the kidneys, the pancreas and the duodenum and the colon are found. Several extrusions from the parietal peritoneum exist to aid organs in suspending from or anchoring into the peritoneal cavity. A serous membrane composed of  ...

Small Intestine
...  duodenum, the jejenum and the ileum form the organ that signifies the end of digestion and the start of nutrient and food absorption. The small intestine is located in between the pyloric sphincter (that is part of the stomach) and the ileocecal valve (which is part of the large intestine). It is specifically found in the central lower portion of the abdominal cavity, supported (in structure)  ...

Pancreas
...  homeostasis in the human body. The exocrine functions depend on pancreatic juices. They are found within the pancreas, and they are transported to the pancreatic duct, and from there to the duodenum. The pancreas can be found along the posterior wall of the abdominal cavity, against the stomach. It starts near the duodenum. It ends near the spleen. The whole pancreas, except for the  ...


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