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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Introduction to the Digestive System Part 3 – Intestines and Beyond – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

So after the partially digested food known as chyme exits the stomach, it enters into the small intestine. The small intestine extends from the pylorus of the stomach all the way to the cecum, which is this little pouch at the beginning of the large intestine. So it’s this little bit here. So I’ll just … “Introduction to the Digestive System Part 3 – Intestines and Beyond – 3D Anatomy Tutorial”

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Digestion of a Hamburger: Bite Sci-zed

This here is my biology notebook from my freshman year of high school. I swear I’m not a hoarder. So then why do I have an old high school notebook? Because it’s just like hiring my 14-year-old self to be a script-writing intern. Sure, sometimes you have to fact-check what she writes, but she’s just … “Digestion of a Hamburger: Bite Sci-zed”

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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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