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Part of GIT - Stomach


  • is a hollow muscular bag which resembles the J word of English alphabet. It lies in the abdomen. It is widest part of alimentary canal. Its capacity is about 1500 ml but can increase up to 3000 ml or more.
  • At its upper end it is connected to esophagus, this is called Cardia or cardiac region (close to heart). The cardiac sphincter lies in the opening of oesophagus and
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Digestion in GIT - Digestion of carbohydrates

Diet contains carbohydrates in three forms;

  • Polysaccharides; as starch and cellulose present in cereal grains, potato, tubers and fruits.

  • Disaccharides; present as sucrose in cane sugar, lactose in milk and maltose in malt.

  • Monosaccharides; present as glucose, fructose and galactose.

  • Polysaccharides and disaccharides are broken down to monosaccharides during digestion.

  • Cellulose and hemicellulose are present in leafy vegetables but our digestive enzymes can not break them so they constitute

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