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stomachs, plural;
  1. Consume (food or drink) without feeling or being sick
    • - if you cannot stomach orange juice, try apple juice
  2. Endure or accept (an obnoxious thing or person)
    • - I can't stomach the self-righteous attitude of some managers
  1. The internal organ in which the first part of digestion occurs, being (in humans and many mammals) a pear-shaped enlargement of the alimentary canal linking the esophagus to the small intestine

  2. Each of four such organs in a ruminant (the rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum)

  3. Any of a number of analogous organs in lower animals

  4. The front part of the body between the chest and thighs; the belly
    • - Blake hit him in the stomach
  5. The stomach viewed as the seat of hunger, nausea, anxiety, or other unsettling feelings
    • - Virginia had a sick feeling in her stomach
  6. An appetite for food or drink
    • - she doesn't have the stomach to eat anything
  7. A desire or inclination for something involving conflict, difficulty, or unpleasantness
    • - the teams proved to have no stomach for a fight
    • - frankly, I don't have the stomach to find out

  1. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
  2. bear to eat; "He cannot stomach raw fish"
  3. abdomen: the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
  4. digest: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
  5. an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness; "he had no stomach for a fight"
  6. an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
  7. In some animals, including vertebrates, echinoderms, insects (mid-gut) and molluscs, the stomach is a muscular, hollow, dilated part of the alimentary canal which functions as the primary organ of the digestive tract. ...
  8. Gastric cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs; particularly the esophagus, lungs, lymph nodes, and the liver. Stomach cancer causes about 800,000 deaths worldwide per year.
  9. Stomach, a concept from traditional Chinese medicine as distinct from the Western medical concept of stomach, is more a way of describing a set of interrelated parts than an anatomical organ.
  10. The Stomach is a music venue, recording studio and rehearsal space, located on Lombard Street in Palmerston North, New Zealand. It is Palmerston North's longest running and only current all-ages music venue. ...
  11. An organ in animals that stores food in the process of digestion; The belly; Pride, haughtiness; Appetite; Desire, appetite (for something abstract); To be able to tolerate (something), emotionally, physically, or mentally; to be able to stand or handle something
  12. organ between the esophagus and the small intestine. The stomach is where digestion of protein begins.
  13. strongest muscles and thickest walls of the GI tract organs. Adds juices to the bolus and grinds into semi-solid liquid called chyme. Hydrochloric acids and gastric juices break up protein. Pyloric sphincter connects stomach to small intestine.
  14. An organ that is part of the digestive system. It helps in the digestion of food by mixing it with digestive juices and churning it into a thin liquid.
  15. Portion of the alimentary tract involved in the digestion process.
  16. A large sac-like organ that is divided into two chambers used in the digestion and sorting of food particles.
  17. Your stomach makes acid and passes its contents into the part of the intestine called the duodenum^2
  18. enzyme-producing organ that breaks down food into chyme in the frog
  19. is a muscular, curved pouch like structure. It churns food and mixes it with various lubricating and digestive secretions. Food enters from the esophagus via the cardiac sphincter and is sent to the small intestine via the pYLORIC Sphincter.
  20. Greek stomachos = gullet or oesophagus, later applied to the wider part of the digestive tract just below the diaphragm; adjective - gastric.
  21. acid and digestive juices are made in the mucosa layer.
  22. The organ that receives the swallowed food. It is the beginning structure of the digestive system. Sometimes incorrectly used to refer to the abdomen in general.
  23. (n): temper, pride. FS (1-H8); Golding Ovid; Lyly Endymion; Greene G a G; Alphonsus; (anon.) Marprelate, Ironside, Weakest; Spenser FQ; Harvey Pierce's Super; Sidney Antony. OED current citation: 1575-85 Abp. Sandys Serm. x. 169 Zeale without knowledge is not zeale but stomacke.
  24. (STUHM uhk) — a bag where food is stored and partly digested
  25. The collection point for food. Top part is a more neutral environment (around pH7) and contains some fermenting bacteria so a little digestion takes place here. The wall of the upper part is prone to ulceration from excess acid e.g. where horses are stressed or on high cereal diets. ...