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flow chart digestive system

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flow chart digestive system

FoodWater

food and water go down the ESOPHAGUS (the food tube!)

FoodWater

The STOMACH is where food is mixed with acid and churned to make chyme.

The SMALL INTESTINE is where nurtients are absorbed from food.

nutrients

The nutrients are carried by the circulatory system to the rest of the body's cells where they are used to make energy.

Water

The LARGE INTESTINE absorbs water and the remaining solid waste is shipped to the RECTUM.

WASTE

Solid waste passes out of the body

CHYME

Bile is produced by the LIVER and stored by the GALL BLADDER. Bile is used to break down (emulsify) fats in the small intestine.

Bile

Food and water enters through the MOUTH . Food is mechanically and chemically broken down by the teeth and saliva.


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