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The tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
A thick liquid that is sent from the liver to the stomach to aid in breaking down food.
The group of organs that work together to digest our food.
The opening through which food enters the body.
The opening that allows waste to be passed out of our body.
An organ that sends chemicals into the stomach to aid in the breaking down of food.
An organ in the mouth that aids in mixing food with saliva.
A tube that removes water from waste before the waste leaves our body.
The largest organ of the body, sends bile to the stomach and also cleans our food before it passes to our cells.
A sac in which bile from the liver is stored.
The process of breaking down food so our cells can use it.
The main organ in the digestive system - most breaking down of food occurs here.
A tube, about 23 feet long that allows digested food to enter our blood vessels.
An organ that holds waste until it passes from our body.