Digestive System


Male anatomy of human organs in x-ray view
Male anatomy of human organs in x-ray view












The digestive system is comprised of the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, rectum, and anus. The role of the digestive system is to break down food into nutrients so that they can be easily absorbed to fuel bodily processes. Each of the organs involved in the digestive system has a specific role in the breakdown of food to aid the body and remove waste.

Illnesses associated with the Digestive System:

  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Acid Reflux
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Crops that affect the Digestive System: