Anterioly bounded by lips
Posteriorly bounded by theoropharynx
Mechanical and chemicaldigestion (secretion of saliva bysalivary glands
Pharynx & Esophagus
The pharynx is the commonpassageway for both food andair.
Contracts when food enters.
Forces food into the esophagus.
The esophagus is thepassageway that connectsmouth to the stomach.
Cardiac Sphincter muscle.
Mechanical and chemicaldigestion: Mixing food and acidand enzymes to create chyme.
Blood supply : Celiac artery
Venous drainage in to portal vein