Digestive system

The breakdown of food into small molecules  which are then absorbed  into the body.Mouth,Esophagus ,Small Intestine, and the  Large Intestine and the Liver.


Fun Facts

1. Food stays in your stomach for 2 to 3 hours.

2. The liver is the largest organ in the body and performs more than 500 functions.

3. An adult esophagus ranges from 10 to 14 inches in length, and 1 inch in diameter.

3. The average male will eat about 50 tons of food during his lifetime in order to sustain a weight of 150 pounds.

4.An adults stomach can hold approximately 1.5 liters of material.

5.Within the colon, a typical person harbors more than 400 distinct species of bacteria.

It digestive system breaks down nurtients and the circularory system delivers it to each part of the body.the digestive system helps maintain homeostasis in the body by breaking down  

One of the diease Cirrhosis of the Liver