OverviewThe stomach connects the esophagus to the small intestines and is where the majority of food digestion takes place.
Update Date 1/11/2015
Updated by: Todd Eisner, MD, private practice specializing in gastroenterology, and affiliate assistant professor, Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine, Boca Raton, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.