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The digestive system helps the body break down food, so nutrients can be used for cell repair, growth and energy. The digestive system is also responsible for storing and excreting solid wastes. More »

You can use a picture of the appendix to see its location and shape in the human body. The appendix is located in the lower right area of the abdomen, and to this day, its purpose is still debated by medical researchers. More »

Photos of healthy spleens and englarged spleens can be found on health websites such as Healthline, WebMD, Mayo Clinic and Innerbody. On Innerbody, users can also view a 2-D and 3-D representational model of the spleen. More »

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