Interesting facts about the Stomach

November 30, 2009 | In: Medical facts

People can, and have lived without a stomach if it has been removed because of disease!

Inside the stomach there is hydrochloric acid which kills bacteria and provides acidic conditions to the enzyme protease.

The frog throws up its stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of its mouth.

When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.

When we swallow our food, we also swallow air. This air causes most of the gas in your stomach and intestinal tract. The best way to get rid of this air is to burp!

An adults stomach can hold approximately 1.5 liters of material.

A starfish can turn its stomach inside out. A moth has no stomach.

Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks so it doesn’t digest itself.

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September 23rd, 2012 at 7:45 pm

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