The Digestive System<br />Tonie Reyes <br />8-17<br />
Digestive System<br /><ul><li>Alimentary canal
Includes mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, and more
Processes food into useable nutrients
Broken down into small molecules to digest
Digestion begins in the mouth</li></li></ul><li>Esophagus<br />Muscular tube in the chest<br /> Makes food and water<br />...
Liver<br />Second-largest organ<br />Helps break down the lipids<br />Stores iron, vitamin B12 and copper<br />
Stomach<br />Digest proteins or food<br />Located at the bottom of the chest <br />Helps break down the food smaller<br />
Gall Bladder<br />Store bile<br />Small pear-shaped organ<br />Helps break down fats<br />
Large Intestine<br />Absorbs certain vitamins<br />Reabsorbs water <br />Maintains the fluid balance of the body<br />
Small Intestine<br />Sucks up nutrients through the villi and <br />   the micro cilli<br />Digests fats, carbohydrates, <...
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Digestive system

  1. 1. The Digestive System<br />Tonie Reyes <br />8-17<br />
  2. 2. Digestive System<br /><ul><li>Alimentary canal
  3. 3. Includes mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, and more
  4. 4. Processes food into useable nutrients
  5. 5. Broken down into small molecules to digest
  6. 6. Digestion begins in the mouth</li></li></ul><li>Esophagus<br />Muscular tube in the chest<br /> Makes food and water<br />Push food and liquids down into the stomach<br />
  7. 7. Liver<br />Second-largest organ<br />Helps break down the lipids<br />Stores iron, vitamin B12 and copper<br />
  8. 8. Stomach<br />Digest proteins or food<br />Located at the bottom of the chest <br />Helps break down the food smaller<br />
  9. 9. Gall Bladder<br />Store bile<br />Small pear-shaped organ<br />Helps break down fats<br />
  10. 10. Large Intestine<br />Absorbs certain vitamins<br />Reabsorbs water <br />Maintains the fluid balance of the body<br />
  11. 11. Small Intestine<br />Sucks up nutrients through the villi and <br /> the micro cilli<br />Digests fats, carbohydrates, <br /> and proteins<br />Longest portion of the<br /> digestive tract.<br />
  12. 12. Rectum<br />Stores solid waste<br />Opening releases waste also known as the anus<br />Final part of the large intestine<br />
  13. 13. Bibliography<br />Websites<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/digestive_system.cfm<br />http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/body/pg000126.html<br />http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_the_Digestive_System_important<br />http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/<br />http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_does_your_esophagus_do<br />
  14. 14. Bibliography (continued)<br />Pictures<br />http://www.vitaminsdiary.com/UserFiles/Image/digestive-system.gif<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/digestive-system/oesophagus.cfm<br />http://www.pawelmazur.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/liver.jpg<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/digestive-system/stomach.cfm<br />http://crazysexylife.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/gallbladder.jpg<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/digestive-system/large_intestine.cfm<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/digestive-system/large_intestine.cfm<br />

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