Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System

Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System

Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System The primary purpose of the gastrointestinal tract is to break food down into nutrients, which can be absorbed into the body to provide energy. Food must be ingested into the mouth to be mechanically processed and moistened. Secondly, digestion occurs mainly in the stomach and small intestine where … Read moreDisorders and Diseases of the Digestive System

The Human Digestive System- Organs and Functions

The Human Digestive System- Organs and Functions

The Human Digestive System- Organs and Functions The human digestive system is the collective name used to describe the alimentary canal, some accessory organs and a variety of digestive processes which take place at different levels in the canal to prepare food eaten in the diet for absorption. It has a general structure which is … Read moreThe Human Digestive System- Organs and Functions