Series: Human Anatomy

A comprehensive guide to anatomy and physiology of the human body.


Human Anatomy – Stomach

On the left side of the abdomen is your stomach, a sac-like, muscled organ designed to digest your intake. Filled with acid and enzymes, the stomach is lined with muscles called rugae, which contract...


Human Anatomy – Spleen

Spleen refers to that fist-like organ situated to the left of your stomach, in the upper left of your abdomen. Usually 4 inches long and colored purple, the spleen has several vital functions. In...