Stomach FAQs:

Q: Is stomach a muscular?

A: Yes, and hollow, dilated part of the gastrointestinal tract that functions as a vital digestive organ.

Q: Is stomach the pancreas?

A: Yes.

Q: Is stomach divided into two regions?

A: Yes.

Q: Is stomach divided into four sections?

A: Yes, and beginning at the Gastric cardia, each of which has different cells and functions.

Q: Is stomach present in humans and many other animals?

A: Yes, and including several invertebrates.

Q: Is stomach supplied by the right gastric artery inferiorly?

A: Yes, and the left gastric artery superiorly, which also supplies the cardiac region.

Q: Is stomach located between the oesophagus and the small intestine?

A: Yes.

Q: Is stomach called a Gastrectomy, and removal of the cardia area is a called a "cardiactomy"?

A: Yes, "Cardiectomy" is a term that is also used to describe removal of the heart.

Q: Is stomach called the midgut?

A: Yes.

Q: Is stomach responsible for producing intrinsic factor?

A: Yes, and which is necessary for the absorption of vitamin B12.

Q: Is stomach surrounded by parasympathetic and sympathetic plexuses?

A: Yes, and which regulate both the secretions activity and the motor activity of its muscles.

Q: Is stomach mainly a function of the small intestine?

A: Yes, and some absorption of certain small molecules nevertheless does occur in the stomach through its lining.