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Research Paper On Esophagus

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When we pop a food into our mouth and chew with lower teeth performing all the motion, rising and falling at the rate of an inch a second. Gulp, and down the food goes, and now we rely on esophageal peristalsis, a 10 inch long organ of the digestive system that helps move food from the back of our throat to our stomach with a speed of ¾ inch per second. Once food has entered the esophagus, it doesn’t directly drop in our stomach in just a snap of a finger. Instead, the muscles in the walls of the esophagus move in a wavy way to slowly squeeze causing, the food flow in the esophagus, its speed. Splash — into the tummy. There, the food remains for an average of two to four
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