When we hear DIGESTIVE SYSTEM, the first thing that comes into our mind is FOOD! Yeah, basically it's about food but how do the food travels in our digestive system? and how do they distribute their nutrients?
FUNCTION OF DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
1. Take in food
2. Break down the food
3. Absorb nutrients
4. Eliminate waste
ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
Consist of nerve plexuses within the wall of the digestive tract.
It is the serous membrane that lines the abdominopelvic cavity and organs.
Includes the vestibule and oral cavity proper
>LIPS AND CHEEKS
>PALATE AND PALATINE TONSILS
Consist of the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharynx.
Connects the pharynx to the stomach.
Large sac between the esophagus and small intestine, lying just beneath the diaphgram.
divided into duodenum, jejunum, ileum
LIVER AND GALLBLADDER
>stores and process nutrients
>produce blood components
Abdominal gland that secretes pancreatic juice into the intestine and insulin and glucagon from the pancreatic islets into the blood stream
Portion of the digestive tract extending from the small intestine to anus