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The digestive system involves the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver and gallbladder. The main organs involved in digestion include the esophagus, stomach, and the small ... More »

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Digestion in porifera, or sponges, occurs in individual cells, which envelop and break down food particles. Sponges lack tissues, organs and organ systems, so they don't have the same digestive systems as more complex an... More »

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Propulsion in the digestive system is a process by which food travels through the alimentary canal. The process includes both the act of swallowing and peristalsis. Peristalsis is the movement of food through the digesti... More »

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The small intestine is a part of the human body's digestive system, coming after the stomach and before the large intestine in the sequence of food digestion. At 5 meters long, it is also the longest organ in the digesti... More »

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The organs of the right hypochondrial region include the liver, gall bladder, kidney, small intestine and large intestine. Some of these organs, such as the kidney and intestines, are only partially located within this r... More »

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Bile and pancreatic juices are produced by the liver and pancreas, which are organs that are part of the digestive system. Biliary juices, or bile, are created in tissue inside the liver called hepatic parenchyma, and th... More »

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Organs contained in the epigastric region of the human abdomen include parts or all of the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, small intestine, kidneys and spleen according to the Westport Public School System in Connec... More »

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