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Your Digestive System and How It Works

This is from the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. It gives a simplified explanation of why digestion is important, how food is digested, and how the digestive process is controlled. There is a diagram labelling all the organs of the system and describing movement of food through the system. It discusses digestive enzymes ("juices"), absorption and transport of nutrients and hormonal regulation of digestion.
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Rosaria Newman
Rosaria Newman (Student)
1 year ago
At my outpatient Endo clinic, we have the same diagram! Great flow and information.