The function of the digestive system in the human body
The digestive system
Everyone eats complex food as the bread , the cheese , the jam and the beans in the breakfast . So , How can the body benefit from this food everyday ? The digestive system is responsible for breaking down this complex food into simple substances .
The digestive system absorbs the digested food , and transfers it to the blood that transports this digested food all over the body to get benefit from it .
The digestion process
The food should be passed by the digestion process which is the process of breaking down the food from a complex form into the simple substances to let the body get benefit from them .
The digestion process takes place in special organs forming the digestive system , And the main organs of the digestive system lie in a cavity that is called the abdominal cavity .
The structure of the digestive system
The digestive system is made up of the digestive canal and the digestive canal supplementaries , The digestive canal is made up of a group of organs in the shape of a long pipe with length from 9 to 10 metres , And it starts with the mouth opening and ends with the anus opening .
The function of the digestive canal is digesting and absorbing the food , The digestive canal supplementaries consists of the liver , the pancreas and the salivary glands .