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Where is the small intestine located?

Where is the small intestine located?

Abdomen: The approximately 20 feet of small intestine is coiled up in your abdomen (belly). It starts at the end of your stomach (the actual organ is not the same as your abdomen) and ends where it joins the colon. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Where is the bile located?

Where is the bile located?

Liver outflow: Bile is a secretion of the liver which eliminates some toxins and helps in digestion. It has its own exit tract from the liver, past the gall bladder into the duodenum. Bile is carried inside this plumbing. ...Read more

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Where is the trachea located?

Where is the trachea located?

Trachea: The trachea goes from the voice box down to the lungs. ...Read more

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Where in the body is the pancreas located?

Where in the body is the pancreas located?

Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duodenum (small intestine), and on the left side it is bounded by the spleen. There are several very large blood vessels that touch the pancreas as well. This challenging anatomy demands that a specialist operate on the pancreas. ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. It is nearly in the center of your body/abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is the kidney located?

Where is the kidney located?

In your belly: The kidneys are located in the retroperitoneum. This is a fancy word for the back of your belly. They lay on either side of your spine at about the level of the rib cage. ...Read more

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Where is the large intestine located ?

Where is the large intestine located ?

Abdomen: The large intestine, aka the colon, is located in varying areas of you abdomen. It begins in the right, lower portion of your belly and travels to right upper area (ascending colon) becoming the transverse colon as it moves across from your right to your left side. Here it becomes the descending colon and transitions to you sigmoid colon in the lower left side. It moves central and down to end. ...Read more

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Where is the gracilis located in the body?

Where is the gracilis located in the body?

The gracilis: is a muscle located along the inner thigh. ...Read more

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Where is the duodenum?

Where is the duodenum?

After stomach: Its the first part of your small intestine, right after your stomac. ...Read more

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Where in the body is the deodenum located?

Where in the body is the deodenum located?

Under liver: The duodenum takes off at the outlet of the stomach under the liver on the right side of the body. It is where the tubes from the pancreas and gall bladder enter the intestine. ...Read more

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Where is the lungs located in the back?

Where is the lungs located in the back?

under ribs: The lungs in the front and back are inside the rib cage. This is why doctors will place a stethoscope on the back as well as the front to evaluate the function of the lungs. ...Read more

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Where is the colon located in your body?

Where is the colon located in your body?

From R to L: The colon is like a horseshoe that starts in the right lower abdomen, comes up the right side, across the middle, and down the left side. As the colon becomes the rectum, it dives into the pelvis. For this reasons symptoms associated with colon problems can be in several areas. ...Read more

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Where is the macula located?

Where is the macula located?

Center of the retina: the macula is that central bulls eye center of the retina responsible for central crisp vision ...Read more

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Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Pancreas : The pancreas is in the retroperitoneum in the upper abdomen. It runs transversely from the duodenum to the spleen. It makes up the back wall of the lesser sac behind the stomach and it contains the highway of vessels going to the intestines and spleen and then back to the liver. ...Read more

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Where is the renal pelvis located?

Where is the renal pelvis located?

Kidney: it is the funnel portion of the collecting system of urine exiting the kidney and leading to the ureter ...Read more

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Where exactly is the heart located in the body?

Where exactly is the heart located in the body?

Middle of the chest: it's pretty much in the middle of the chest. the tip is pointed a bit to the left, but most of it is behind the breastbone. that's why we often have to divide the breastbone to do heart surgery. ...Read more

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Where is the aorta located on the heart?

Where is the aorta located on the heart?

Upper part: On the upper part of the heart/chest going down to the abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas located in the female body?

Same as male body: It is a retroperitoneal organ, meaning it is located along the back side of you abdominal cavity. It lays behind the stomach and is connected to the first part of your small intestine, called the duodenum. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more