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Gastrointestinal system physiology

Meet the gastrointestinal tract!MouthTeethEsophagusStomachSmall intestine 1: StructureSmall intestine 2: DigestionSmall intestine 3: AbsorptionLiverHepatic lobuleBiliary treeExocrine pancreasEndocrine pancreasColon, rectum, and anusControl of the GI tract

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Do you live to eat, or eat to live? Either way, no one can deny the importance of food and water in our everyday lives. The energy from food is carefully extracted through ingestion, digestion, and absorption, and requires one long tube with some organs attached. Go ahead and grab a bite to eat before we get started…