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Stomach and stomach lining

Stomach and stomach lining

Overview

The stomach connects the esophagus to the small intestines and is where the majority of food digestion takes place.

Review Date 5/11/2016

Updated by: Subodh K. Lal, MD, gastroenterologist with Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.