Digestive system - Angel Malapit

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Digestive system - Angel Malapit

  1. 1. By Angel Malapit<br />8-17<br />Digestive System<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Breaks down food and drinks into smaller molecules<br />Absorbed in the blood and passed to cells throughout the body<br />Allows your body to get nutrients<br />System provides energy and nutrients for the body<br />
  3. 3. Mouth<br />Beginning of digestion<br />Chewing breaks down food into smaller parts<br />Saliva helps break down in a form your body can absorb<br />
  4. 4. Esophagus<br />Located in your throat<br />Receives food from your mouth<br />Delivers food down to your stomach <br />
  5. 5. Stomach<br />Container that holds food while your body is breaking down food<br />Where food is liquefied<br />Released in the small intestine<br />
  6. 6. Gall Bladder <br />Stores and concentrates bile<br />Releases it into the duodenum<br />Helps absorb and digest fat<br />
  7. 7. Small Intestine<br />Long tube beneath the stomach<br />Protects body from infections<br />Absorbs nutrients, vitamins, and minerals<br />
  8. 8. Large Intestine <br />5 feet long tube<br />Removes waste products from your body<br />Gets pushed out of your body<br />
  9. 9. Liver<br />Makes bile<br />Sterilizes the blood coming from the small intestine<br />Includes nutrients it just absorbed<br />
  10. 10. Bibliography<br />http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/#why<br />http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/digestive_system.html<br />http://www.revolutionhealth.com/conditions/digestive/digestive-health/health-basics/structure-function<br />http://www.google.com/cse?cx=013269018370076798483:gg7jrrhpsy4&cof=FORID:1&q=digestive+system&sa=Search&safe=active<br />http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/your-digestive-system?page=2<br />http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/8756.jpg<br />http://healinglightseries.com/tutorialdigestion.html<br />http://healthforworld.blogspot.com/2008/11/gallbladder.html<br />http://www.revolutionhealth.com/articles/small-intestine/zm2266<br />http://health.allrefer.com/health/bowel-resection-the-large-intestine.html<br />http://www.pawelmazur.org/blog/?tag=liver<br />

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