The digestive system is a very important system of organs in our body. The food that we eat is absorbed by our body and provides us with energy or raw material that is used to repair our body and build new cells. However, before food can be absorbed and used by our body, it needs to be digested.
Digestive system diagram
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What is digestion?
Digestion is the process in which food is broken down into smaller particles that can be absorbed by the body. During digestion, many organs in our body work together to break the food down. These organs make up the digestive system.
Which organs are involved in digestion?
Some parts of the digestive system include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus. More information on these parts.
Find out more
Check out these fun facts and statistics on the digestive system. If you are a parent or teacher, have a look at our reviews of learning aids such as charts, 3D models, and software to help kids learn about the digestive system in an entertaining and interactive way.