Porthos stomach scan

A scan of Porthos' stomach.

In anatomy, the stomach or belly was an organ located in the abdomen that was used to digest food.

Ferengi Rule of Acquisition No. 214 stated "Never begin a negotiation on an empty stomach". (DS9: "The Maquis, Part I")

The Vok'sha from Rakella Prime believed that hate was a beast living inside the stomach. Their greatest mythical hero was a man who ate stones for 23 days to kill the beast, and became a saint. (VOY: "Heroes and Demons")

Lurians had two stomachs. They could use their second stomach to store liquids for several years. (DS9: "Who Mourns for Morn?")

In 2151, Porthos came down with a little gastrointestinal distress, because Captain Archer had fed him cheese again. Doctor Phlox gave the Captain the advice not to feed any more dairy products to Porthos. (ENT: "Dear Doctor")

In a line from the final draft script of "Broken Bow", Archer claimed that "a starship runs on its stomach".

In 2286, Montgomery Scott developed a case of "sour stomach" after eating Klingon food packs. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

In 2367, while rehearsing A Christmas Carol, Lieutenant Commander Data, playing the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, stated to Jacob Marley's ghost that he didn't believe in him, that he doubted his senses because "A slight disorder of the stomach makes them cheats." (TNG: "Devil's Due")

When Lwaxana Troi was attracted to Odo in 2369, he attempted to discourage her interest by stating he couldn't eat as he did not have a stomach. (DS9: "The Forsaken")

According to Benjamin Sisko in 2372, his father always said "the way to a woman's heart is through her stomach". (DS9: "The Way of the Warrior")

Klingons had, among other things, a redundant stomach. Tom Paris believed that this meant that Klingons were incapable of getting nauseated and was thus surprised when B'Elanna Torres stated how ill she felt in 2373. (VOY: "Macrocosm")

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