Digestive System

Your digestive system is  designed to turn the food you eat into nutrients, which the body use for energy and  growth and cell repair.

  • mouth,throat,Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, large intestine, rectum, anus
how digestive system looks labeled

5 fun facts

  1. digestive tract seamlessly adapts to any of the wide variety of foods that people eat
  2. takes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, gallbladder, pancreas and liver just to digest a glass of milk
  3. adults stomach can hold approximately 1.5 liters of material
  4. Food stays in your stomach for 2 to 3 hours
  5. adult esophagus ranges from 10 to 14 inches in length, and 1 inch in diameter

How the system helps to maintain homeostasis

get rid of wastes, that could become toxic unless taken care of in time.Once the food has gone through the stomach, and small intestinewhich have villi in them and the nutrients will be obsorbed into the bloodstream, giving you the nutrients  to maintain homeostasis

how the systems work with the other systems

digestive system helps provide the energy your body needs to perform its many functions

and the other systems going to need that energy to have there parts works

A problem that can occur with this system and how it affects life (A disease)

Hepatitus- ranges from acute illness to inability to digest, skin become yellow in color

how Hepatitus​ looks up close this is the disease

my video to summarize it on up http://youtu.be/JnzwbipJuAA