Digestive System


The Basic Facts: What it does

the digestive system is responsible for breaking down food and realising it. there are many different parts of the system all together they help preform the given job

  • mouth
  • salivary glands
  • tongue
  • teeth
  • stomach
  • liver
  • pancreas
  • gall bladder

5 fun facts

  • Saliva in our mouths plays a key role in initial digestion by moistening the food to help with the mechanical chewing and swallowing process. Saliva also contains an enzyme which starts the chemical digestion of starchy foods.
  • Our salivary glands produce around 1.5 liters of saliva each day!
  • Once swallowed, bolus (food) travels down through the esophagus to the stomach, taking about 7 seconds to get there.

homeostasis help and how it works with others

it keeps homeostasis by interacting with others system like like the circulatory systems  to get the absorbed nutrients distributed through your body.


stomach cancer is a malignant tumor in the lining of the stomach it can cause discomfort in the stomach nausea and heartburn in extreme cases vomiting blood pain after eating weakness and death.