Animals – The Digestive System
Digestion is the how the body breaks down food so it can be taken in and used. There are many organs in the digestive system each with a particular job to do.
Food passes down through:
Other organs such as the liver and pancreas also play a role in digestion by producing chemicals that help to break down food.
How long is your small intestine?
Nearly as long as a bus (7m).
Watch the video below to see the journey of food through the body…
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