The Digestive System
by Sam Berdine
WHAT DOES THIS SYSTEM DO?
The main function is to diegest food that you eat. Some main parts are the stomach , mouth ,and esophagus. The mouth is the starting point of diegestion . The esophagus is a tube leading to the liver. And the stomach is a part that adds chemicals to help the diegestion process.
IS IT A TEAM PLAYER?
Yes , the stomach breaks down food for the blood .
IS IT AFFECTED BY OTHER SYSTEMS?
Yes , the circulatory system pumps blood to it's organs.
DOES IT GET SICK?
It can get sick from food poisoning.
IS IT AFFECTED BY THE ENVIRONMENT?
If there is a lack of oxygen, that could affect the blood pumped to the organs.
1. Your stomach is made of muscles.
2. Your mouth makes 1.7 liters of saliva daily.
3. The adult stomach can hold up to 1.5 liters of food at a time.