The digestive sytem

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The digestive sytem

  1. 1. THE DIGESTIVE SYTEM<br />By Justin Lorenzo 8-17<br />
  2. 2. Why is it important?<br /><ul><li>Nutrients in the food gives our cells energy
  3. 3. Need nutrients to operate
  4. 4. Food has to go through the digestive system. Transforms to energy
  5. 5. We need the energy to be alive</li></li></ul><li>The Mouth:<br /><ul><li>Beginning of digestive system
  6. 6. Breaks food down in smaller pieces
  7. 7. Easier to digest</li></li></ul><li>The Anus:<br /><ul><li>The last part of the system
  8. 8. Provide internal and external
  9. 9. Lets all waste release out of the body.</li></li></ul><li>The Esophagus:<br /><ul><li>Tube between mouth and stomach
  10. 10. Uses muscles to push food down
  11. 11. Into the stomach</li></li></ul><li>The Rectum:<br /><ul><li>8-inch chamber that connects colon to the anus
  12. 12. Receives the waste from the colon. </li></li></ul><li>The Liver :<br /><ul><li>Largest internal organ that
  13. 13. Performs storing
  14. 14. Gets rid of all the wastes and also toxins (poisons). </li></li></ul><li>The Stomach :<br /><ul><li>A hollow organ
  15. 15. holds food while being mixed with enzymes
  16. 16. Continues breaking down food into a smaller form</li></li></ul><li>Large Intestine :<br /><ul><li>Highly specialized organ
  17. 17. Responsible for processing waste
  18. 18. So emptying the bowels is easy and convenient</li></li></ul><li>Picture Bibliography :<br /><ul><li>http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/patient-education-materials/atlas-of-human-body/digestive-system.shtml
  19. 19. http://biochemjournal.blogspot.com/2010/02/second-entry.html
  20. 20. http://www.naturalcoloncleanserecipe.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Digestive-system.gif
  21. 21. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/8756.jpg
  22. 22. http://img.webmd.com/dtmcms/live/webmd/consumer_assets/site_images/articles/image_article_collections/anatomy_pages/liver_illustration.jpg
  23. 23. http://www.rivm.nl/interspeciesinfo/Images/stomach_tcm75-26442.gif
  24. 24. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/8832.jpg</li>

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