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Digestive system

  1. 1. The Digestive System<br />Nils Refvik<br />8-16<br />
  2. 2. Summary<br />Job is to break down food<br />Converts food into vital energy (ATP)<br />Body uses this energy to work properly<br />
  3. 3. Salivary Glands<br />Gland in the mouth<br />Produces saliva <br />Saliva breaks down food<br />
  4. 4. Esophagus<br />Tube like organ<br />Carries food from the mouth to the stomach<br />
  5. 5. Stomach<br />Balloon-like organ<br />Holds digested food<br />Enzymes and acids break down food<br />
  6. 6. Liver<br />Largest organ in the body<br />Produces biochemicals<br />These chemicals break down food<br />
  7. 7. Small Intestine<br />Absorbs nutrients from digested food<br />Helps break down food<br />Where most of the digestion process takes place<br />
  8. 8. Large Intestine<br />Absorbs water and nutrients from food<br />Helps expel waste from the body<br />
  9. 9. Anus<br />Organ that holds waste matter<br />It expels this matter from the body<br />
  10. 10. Bibliography<br />http://www.sciencebob.com/research/digestion.php<br />http://www.buzzle.com/articles/organs-of-the-digestive-system.html<br />http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/digestive_system.html<br />http://en.wikipedia.orghttp:// <br />www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/small_intestine.html/wiki/Liver<br />http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/pregastric/esophagus.html<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography Cont.<br />http://bryanking.net/salivary-glands/<br />http://www.aurorahealthcare.org/yourhealth/healthgate/getcontent.asp?URLhealthgate=%2296914.html%22<br />http://www.mydr.com.au/gastrointestinal-health/stomach-and-duodenum<br />http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/picture-of-the-liver<br />http://www.clarian.org/ADAM/doc/HealthIllustratedEncyclopedia/3/100039.htm<br />http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19220.htm<br />http://coloncancer.about.com/od/thebasics/ig/Anatomy-of-the-Large-Intestine/Anus-Diagram.htm<br />http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/patient-education-materials/atlas-of-human-body/digestive-system.shtml<br />

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