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Digestive

The system by which ingested food is acted upon by physical and chemical means to provide the body with absorbable nutrients and excrete waste products.

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Digestive

colon

Anatomy; Digestive

The longest part of the large intestine, in which solid waste collects before leaving the body as feces.

esophagus

Anatomy; Digestive

The tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach is called esophagus and is a part of digestive system.

spleen

Anatomy; Digestive

This organ is found in virtually all vertebrates. It is above your stomach and under your ribs on the left side.

stomach

Anatomy; Digestive

The sac-like part of body in humans and other vertebrates that stores food during digestion.

small intestine

Anatomy; Digestive

The long, narrow part of the intestine, in which nutrients are taken up from the food during digestion.Average length is 22 feet.

waste

Anatomy; Digestive

A substance that is left over from a particular process, such as digestion. Urine and carbon dioxide are waste products.

gut

Anatomy; Digestive

The tube in the body of an invertebrate that is used for digestion, is called as gut.

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