The group of organs that break down foods into chemical components that the body can absorb and use for energy, and for building and repairing cells and tissues.
muscular tube that moves food from the pharynx to the stomach
a muscular, baglike organ that is connected to the lower end of the esophagus.
The part of the digestive system in which most chemical digestion takes place
the last section of the digestive system, where water is absorbed from food and the remaining material is eliminated from the body
removes waste products from blood and maintains water balance within body
a pair of bean-shaped organs that filter water and waste materials from the blood
tiny filtering structures where urine is produced in the kidneys are called
a fluid produced by the kidneys that contains water, urea and other waste materials
a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine