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Question
If the pressure in the esophagus is −2.00 mm Hg while that in the stomach is +20.0 mm Hg , to what height could stomach fluid rise in the esophagus, assuming a density of 1.10 g/mL? (This movement will not occur if the muscle closing the lower end of the esophagus is working properly.)
$27.2 \textrm{ cm}$
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