7) The lining of the stomach is renewed
every ___ days.
The answer is a) 5.
The stomach lining and skin are much
The lining of the stomach, however, has a more demanding function
to transfer and transform foodstuffs into nutrients
which the body can pass into the bloodstream
to be carried to the tissues for their feeding.
In a matter of hours, the lining of the stomach is renewed.
How is it that ulcers can form next
to healthy stomach tissue -
which turns over ever five days?
How is it that these ulcers then can take months to heal?