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The digestive system
By Noah
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mouth
The mouth helps your body.
By chewing your food into small pieces.
Saliva mixes with your food so it can
absorb your body.
It also helps you digest your food more
better.
esophagus
The esophagus is a muscular tube
expending from pharynx to the stomach.
By means the series of contractions called
peristalsis.
The esophagus delivers food to the
stomach.
A valve is a thing which keeps food from
passing backwards.
stomach
The stomach is a sack like origin with
strong muscular walls.
Your stomach serves a mixer and grinder
of food.
The stomachs secrets is acid and powerful
enzymes.
Your food move to your small intestine.
Small intestate
The small intestate breaks down food like a
stomach does.
It also breaks down food using the
enzymes.
The small intestate is the ‘work horse’ of
the digestive system.
This is were most nutrient are absorbed.
The pancreases
The pancreases help break down protein
and carbohydrates.
It also makes insulin for your body.
Insulin is something that goes straight into
the bloodstream.
Insulin is a chief hormone for metabolizing.
Liver
There is two main functions in the liver
within the digestive system.
Cleanse and purify is to help the blood
from coming this contains the nutrients
just absorbed.
Also absorbs fat as well as the intestates.
The liver is the body's chemical factory.
gallbladder
The gallbladder stores concentrates bile.
Then it releases it in to the duodenum.
And then it helps digest fats.
The gallbladder also absorbs fats.
The large intestate
The colon also known as the large intestate is 5
feet long muscular tube.
Its made up of the ascending colon, the traverse
colon, the descending colon, and the sigmoid
colon.
The appendix is a small tube attached to the
ascending colon.
As stool passes through any water left is
absorbed.
rectum
The rectum did you know its Latin for
straight.
The rectum is an 8in. chamber that
connects to the colon.
The rectums job is to receive stool from the
colon.
After the stool gets evacuated which
means poop and pee.
anus
The anus is the last part of the digestive
system.
It’s a 2inch long canal consisting of the
pelvic floor muscle.
It has two anal sphincters [internal and
external].
The pelvic floor muscle creates an angle
between the rectum and the anus.