The Digestive System

By: Chance Nyquist

Diagram

The digestive system is located in the lower torso and the stomach.

Functions of the Digestive System

Stomach: The stomach holds the food for grinding and mixing with gastric juice.
Mouth: The mouth chews the food so it will be prepared to be digested.
Esophagus: The esophagus passes food from the pharynx to the stomach
Small Intestine: The small intestine is for mixing and transporting food.
Large Intestine: The large intestine serves as a reservoir for the liquids emptied from the small intestine.
Liver: The liver deals with metabolism of food and producing bile.
Gallbladder: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile.

It give the body nutrients that it needs.
It gets rid of undigested waste and disposes of it.
Helps the body function properly.
Breaks down food so its digestible.

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