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What means food pipe another name
 
What means food pipe another name

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Sudha Singh
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11 months ago

What is another name of the food pipe?

The food pipe is also known as oesophagus. The oesophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.

Explanation

Esophagus also called as the oesophagus is the hollow, fibromuscular tube-like structure that connects the throat (pharynx) with the stomach. It measures about 25 centimetres long and runs behind the trachea and heart, through the diaphragm and o the uppermost region of the stomach. The oesophagus is about 8 inches long, covered by a mucous membrane. It is a part of the digestive system and also called as the food pipe

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