The Digestive TractThe Digestive Tract
The humanThe human
digestive tract digestive tract
is a tube withis a tube withspecialized regions and organs betweenspecialized regions and organs betweenthe mouth and the anus.the mouth and the anus.
Food is ingested,Food is ingested,
digested to smalldigested to smallmolecules that are absorbed; indigestiblemolecules that are absorbed; indigestibleremains are eliminated.remains are eliminated.
Parts of the digestive tract produceParts of the digestive tract produce
digestive enzymesdigestive enzymes