Digestive System

Johanna, Austin, Jasmine, Adrian

Function

To digest and absorb. Digestion is the breakdown of food into small molecules, which are absorbed into the body.

Major tissues and Organs

Major tissues

Connective found between and around the muscles along the digestive tract, and blood transports nutrients throughout the body.

Epithelial lines the entire length of the of the digestive tract.

Muscle lines the walls of the tract and contact to move food through.

Nervous located in the track, and transports electrical stimulus to the brain.


Organs

Mouth, Throat, Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine, Colon (Large Intestine)

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Other systems that interact

Circulatory

To absorb the nutrients distributed through your body, also carries chemicals signals to speed up the digestion.


Excretory

Filters compounds from the bloodstream and collects them in the urine while digestive system collects and removes undigested solids.

What can happen when it stops working

Digestive system consists of many organs, both large and small.

If the digestive system stopped working, then the organs taken part in the digestive system should stop working as well. Results are: Logical result would be choking, hormone deficiency, loss of weight, thirst, and imbalanced immune system.