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Stomach and small intestine

Stomach and small intestine


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

Review Date 10/27/2015

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.