There are vital organ inhuman’s digestive system, and to study more about it you’ll need illustration in a diagram. The following human digestive tract diagrams will give you overviews of the digestive system. All of the images of the digestive system diagrams in this page are printable.
The digestive tract diagram above shows you that the digestive system (or gastrointestinal tract) is a long twisting tube that starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. The digestive system is made up of a series of muscles that coordinate the movement of food and other cells that produce enzymes and hormones to aid in the breakdown of food. Along the way are three other organs that are needed for digestion: the liver, gallbladder, and the pancreas.
The liver, pancreas, and gallbladder are the solid organs of the digestive system. The small intestine has three parts. The first part is called the duodenum. The jejunum is in the middle and the ileum is at the end. The large intestine includes the appendix, cecum, colon, and rectum. The appendix is a finger-shaped pouch attached to the cecum. The cecum is the first part of the large intestine. The colon is next. The rectum is the end of the large intestine. Take a look at the following diagrams.
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