Esophagus

Science / Biology / Esophagus: The muscular tube extending between and connecting the pharynx to the stomach.

Danda Dhauti

Health / Yoga / Danda Dhauti : One of the cleansing techniques (shatkarmas), used to clean the oesophagus with a stick. MORE

Dhauti

Health / Yoga / Dhauti : Second of the shatkarmas the cleansing technique of the eyes, ears, tongue, forehead, oesophagus, stomach, rectum and anus. MORE

Heart

Science / Biology / Heart: The multicellular, chambered, muscular structure that pumps blood through the circulatory system by alternately contracting and relaxing. MORE

Stomach

Science / Biology / Stomach: The muscular organ between the esophagus and small intestine that stores, mixes, and digests food and controls the passage of food into the small intestine. MORE

Peristalsis

Science / Biology / Peristalsis: Involuntary contractions of the smooth muscles in the walls of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines that propel food along the digestive tract. Waves of muscle contraction in the esophagus that prop MORE

Pharynx

Science / Biology / Pharynx: The passageway between the mouth and the esophagus and trachea. Food passes from the pharynx to the esophagus, and air passes from the pharynx to the trachea. MORE

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