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www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/gastroenterology/gastrointestinal-tract-4-anatomy-role-jejunum-ileum-19-08-2019

Aug 19, 2019 ... This is where the 'real business' of digestion takes place. The intestines take up most of the space in the abdominal cavity and constitute the ...

iffgd.org/gi-disorders/the-digestive-system

Digestion involves the mixing of food, its movement through the digestive tract, and the chemical breakdown of the large molecules of food into smaller ...

www.ibdclinic.ca/what-is-ibd/digestive-system-and-its-function/how-does-food-move-through-the-gi-tract

The large, hollow organs of the GI tract contain a layer of muscle that enables their walls to move. The movement of organ walls—called peristalsis—propels ...

www.verywellhealth.com/your-digestive-system-and-how-it-works-1941716

The digestive system feeds the entire body by converting food into energy. Read about the digestion of food and the organs that are part of this system.

www.diabetes.co.uk/body/digestive-system.html

Food passes through the digestive system in the following order: Mouth; Esophagus; Stomach; The small intestine; Colon (large intestine); Rectum. Through this ...

www.everydayhealth.com/digestive-health/common-digestive-conditions-from-top-bottom

Jun 17, 2020 ... Many digestive diseases have similar symptoms. ... Crohn's can affect any part of the GI tract but most commonly affects the terminal ileum, ...

www.kenhub.com/en/library/anatomy/the-digestive-system

It contains organs that regulate food intake, its digestion and absorbtion of the useful materia that it contains. In addition to this, the digestive system ...

www.livescience.com/22367-digestive-system.html

Mar 11, 2016 ... Also known as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, the digestive system begins at the mouth, includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, ...

www.chp.edu/our-services/transplant/intestine/education/about-small-large-intestines

Food and the products of digestion pass through the intestine, which is divided into ... Rectum: The final section of digestive tract measures from 1 to 1.6 ...

www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/Patients-Families/Health-Library/HealthDocNew/Digestive-System

The alimentary canal is the long tube of organs — including the esophagus, stomach, and intestines — that runs from the mouth to the anus. An adult's digestive ...

www.cff.org/Life-With-CF/Daily-Life/Fitness-and-Nutrition/Nutrition/Taking-Care-of-Your-Digestive-System/The-Digestive-Tract

Your digestive tract, which may also be called the “gastrointestinal tract” or “GI tract,” is the route your food follows after you put it in your mouth.