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2014-07-29 23:10:09

PoofPad is new flatulence deodorant designed to help preserve reputations in the office. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Award-winning inventor Michael

2014-07-29 16:26:15

Researchers Look to Target Gut Microbiome for Treatment and Prevention of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early findings from a major

2014-07-27 23:00:24

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Endoscopy Devices Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.

2014-07-25 23:08:16

The Hemorrhoid No More Pdf review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Jessica Wright’s home treatment book for hemorrhoids. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July

2014-07-23 12:32:02

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expiring biologic human insulin market drugs' patents are set to create new opportunities for biosimilar drugs, which is estimated

2014-07-23 08:27:58

What Will Your Challenge Be? NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training and fundraising program,

2014-07-22 08:31:44

Great Tasting Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) Now Available to Consumers Over the Counter; Proven Medical Intervention Treats and Prevents Dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014

2014-07-21 20:22:25

As a top hernia specialist, Dr.

2014-07-18 23:01:42

Frank Quintieri will discuss short bowel syndrome and provide an overview of a therapy that improves absorption. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 18, 2014

2014-07-18 11:24:04

Helicobacter pylori infection promotes stomach ulcers and cancer.


Latest Gastroenterology Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

Small Intestine
2013-03-04 15:13:09

The small intestine is the part of the digestive tract that follows the stomach and is followed by the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average between 22 feet 6 inches and 24 feet 4 inches. It is composed of three distinct structural parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is the part of the intestine where most chemical breakdown happens; it is also the shortest part of the intestine. It starts at the duodenal bulb and stops...

Stomach
2013-03-04 14:34:35

The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Esophagus
2012-07-01 19:23:24

The Esophagus is an organ which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach. During swallowing, food passes from the mouth through the pharynx into the esophagus and travels to the stomach via peristalsis -- a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagate in a wave downward. The word esophagus is derived from the Greek word oisophagos, meaning “entrance for eating.” In humans the esophagus is continuous with the...

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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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