Swallowing (deglutition) from Anatomy & Physiology Online
Anatomy & Physiology Online. Digestive System. Only $125 per year. http://www.primalonlinelearning.com/digestive_system.aspx Swallowing is the process by which food moves from the mouth to the stomach. This movement is controlled by the nervous system and involves both voluntary and involuntary muscle contractions. The Digestive System is just one module of 19 at Primal Online Learning's 2 semester Anatomy and Physiology resource. Topics include Oral Cavity, Pharynx and Esophagus, Stomach, Pancreas, Liver and Gallbladder, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Chemical Digestion and Absorption, Neural and Hormonal Regulation. Clinical Case Studies include Hernia, Celiac Disease, Stomach Ulcer, Diarrhea, Lactose Intolerance and Pancreatic Secretions and Blockage.