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www.verywellhealth.com/tour-the-digestive-system-4020262

The small intestine is an approximately 24-foot long muscular tube, which is divided into three distinct parts: the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum. Each of the three ...

www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-the-digestive-system-1943098

The nutrients in food are used by the body as fuel to keep all the body systems working. The leftover parts of food that cannot be broken down, digested, or ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_digestive_system

The human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract plus the accessory organs of digestion Digestion involves the breakdown of food into smaller ...

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The digestive system -- which can be up to 30 feet in length in adults -- is usually divided into eight parts: the mouth, the esophagus, the stomach, the small ...

bgapc.com/digestive-system-explained

Mouth. The mouth is the first part of the gastrointestinal tract and where food enters the digestive system. · Pharynx · Esophagus · Stomach · Small In...

biologydictionary.net/digestive-system

Different parts of the digestive system are also regulated together, depending on the progression of food through the GI tract. Another important function of the ...

www.templehealth.org/services/digestive-disease/patient-care/your-digestive-system

Parts of the nervous and circulatory systems also play major roles in the digestive system. Why Is Digestion Important? When you eat foods - such as bread, meat, ...

www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=1467&language=English

Sep 27, 2013 ... The central part of the digestive system is a winding muscular tube called the GI ( gastrointestinal) tract. Other parts of the digestive system, called ...

www.reviewofoptometry.com/article/the-digestive-system-part-i

Feb 7, 2011 ... The liver, gall bladder and pancreas produce important secretions that drain into the small intestine. The gastrointestinal tract is a non-sterile ...

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/digestive-system-how-it-works

The GI tract is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting ...