Source: Digestive System; Public Domain: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/bleeding/
A tube attached to the small intestine where remaining nutrients and water are absorbed before waste is passed.
A long tube in which food passes through as nutrients are absorbed.
The area where food is stored as well as chemically and mechanically digested before moving into the small intestine.
A tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach.
Also known as the throat. Food moves from the mouth to the pharynx as a person begins to swallow.
The location where food enters and digestion begins.
A body system involved in digesting and absorbing foods.