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what stops food from sliding up from your stomach when your standing your head

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Q: What keeps food from sliding back into your mouth?
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What process keeps food from sliding back up into your mouth as you stand on your head?

Peristalsis, its pretty much just twitches in your esophagus that make waves to keep it down, does always work though.


Why don't you throw up when doing a handstand?

There is a valve called the Cardiac Sphincter at the top of the stomach that keeps food from coming back out of the mouth.


What helps push food down to the back of the mouth where it is swallowed?

The tongue is a muscle which pushes food to the back of the mouth, where it the food is then swallowed.


What is the organ at the back of the mouth that allows passage of food and air?

Organ at back of the mouth where food and air may pass.


What keeps food from going in the nose?

By eating it through your mouth and a tube like thing.


What is a fluid that keeps the mouth moist and makes food soft and wet when chewing?

It's called saliva.


What helps push the food to the back of the mouth where it is swallowed?

Tongue


What do salvary glands do?

The salivary glands secrete saliva into the mouth. Saliva has much importance to survival, because it begins to break down food, as part of the digestive system, and it keeps the esophagus lubricated when food goes down. Saliva also keeps the mouth clean, because it flushes out bacteria.


Which organs muscles move food back into the pharynx?

The tongue pushes food to the back of the mouth.


How many seconds does it take for food to travel down your trachea?

It takes about 4 to 10 seconds to travel down the tracehea because of the mucus keeps the food moist and it travels down in a slippery sliding motion.


It pushes food to the back of the mouth prior to swallowing?

a tongue


What helps push food down the back of your mouth?

That would be the esophagus.