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The digestive system

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The digestive system

  1. 1. The Digestive System<br />Paulo Lacap 8-14 <br />
  2. 2. Summary<br />We need to break down food<br />Saliva splits the food a bit to make it easier to swallow<br />When you smell really good food, digestion starts<br />There are 7 parts<br />
  3. 3. The Mouth<br />Where the digestion begins<br />Responsible for breaking down food into small little pieces<br />
  4. 4. The Stomach<br />Good enough to hold the acidic environment<br />Where you can break down food<br />
  5. 5. The Esophagus<br />A soft muscular tube<br />Moves food from your pharynx to your stomach<br />
  6. 6. The Small Intestine<br />Smallest Intestine<br />Spreads food nutrients to different parts of your body<br />
  7. 7. The Large Intestine<br />Largest Intestine<br />Consist of three parts the colon, cecum, and the rectum<br />
  8. 8. The Liver<br />The largest internal organ in your body <br />Helps your body get rid of toxins or poisons<br />Stores energy<br />
  9. 9. The Anus <br />The exit point of the digestive tract or where the digestion ends<br />Surrounded by very strong sphincter<br />
  10. 10. Bibliography : Websites<br />http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_the_Digestive_System_important<br />http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/<br />http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/digestive_system.html<br />http://kidshealth.org/misc/movie/bodybasics/digestive_system.html<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/digestive-system/anus.cfm<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography : Pictures<br />http://content.revolutionhealth.com/contentimages/hwkb17_073_002.jpg<br />http://img.webmd.com/dtmcms/live/webmd/consumer_assets/site_images/articles/image_article_collections/anatomy_pages/stomach_72.jpg<br />http://www.mountnittany.org/assets/images/krames/7230.jpg<br />http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/loadimg.cgi?p=/tour/13125/13125smintestineapple.jpg<br />http://www.besthealth.com/besthealth/bodyguide/reftext/images/LargeIntestine.jpg<br />http://www.healthcentral.com/common/images/8/8850_2759_5.jpg<br />http://www.gesa.org.au/images/digestive/digestion-anus.gif<br />http://www.ama-assn.org/ama1/pub/upload/images/446/digestionatlas.gif<br />

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