Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation

The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets out from the other. These … “Physiology Basics: the Digestive System, Animation”

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The Digestive System: CrashCourse Biology #28

Oh hi! I hope you don’t mind that I’m eating. This is actually just my first course. For my birthday, the writers wrote me a script where I just get to eat! The whole time! And I can’t think of a better way to demonstrate the workings of the digestive system, the series of hollow … “The Digestive System: CrashCourse Biology #28”

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Hungry Microbiome: The Digestive System

(Narrator) This is Armando. This video was created as part of the Hungry Microbiome Project, which I made at CSIRO. The digestive system is responsible for the breakdown, the digestion and absorption of food. The digestive tract, also known as the alimentary canal, is the pathway where food travels through after being ingested. The digestive … “Hungry Microbiome: The Digestive System”

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From Food Back To Nutrients: The Digestive Process

We have seen so far how our body needs nutrients for energetic, structural and regulatory functions, and how these nutrients are contained in the food we eat. To be able to use these nutrients, the first task that our body has to accomplish is extracting them from the food we eat. This is the goal … “From Food Back To Nutrients: The Digestive Process”

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Did You Know – How Your Food Is Digested

Did you know that digestion does not take place primarily in the stomach? Most of the food we consume is digested in the small intestine. The 15 foot tube attached to the stomach and leading into the large intestine. The small intestine is responsible for absorbing 90 percent of all nutrients from the foods we … “Did You Know – How Your Food Is Digested”

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