A body system involved in digesting and absorbing foods.
A tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach.
A tube attached to the small intestine where remaining nutrients and water are absorbed before waste is passed.
The location where food enters and digestion begins.
Also known as the throat. Food moves from the mouth to the pharynx as a person begins to swallow.
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.