Organs of Digestive system

Mouth The mouth chews the food using the teeth to tear, chew and grind the food. The tongue has skeletal muscles (involuntary muscles) that move the food around the mouth for efficient mechanical digestion. Salivary glands beneath and in the back of the tongue secrete saliva which allows for easier swallowing to begin chemical digestion. … Read more

The Digestive Process of Food in the Alimentary Canal and Accessory Digestive Organs in the Digestive System of the Human Body

The digestive system is categories into two separate groups, these groups are called the alimentary canal, and the accessory digestive organs. The major processes of the alimentary canal include, ingesting which is consuming any type of substance our body is able to swallow, digesting the breaking down of any dissolvable material and absorbing the chemical … Read more

Digestive system: what is it?

DIGESTION is important for breaking down food into nutrients, which the body uses for energy, growth, and cell repair. Food and drink must be changed into smaller molecules of nutrients before the blood absorbs them and carries them to cells throughout the body. The body breaks down nutrients from food and drink into carbohydrates, protein, … Read more