Digestive System

Small intestine

A long tube inside your body attached to the stomach where the nutrients from the food are absorbed

Pharynx

A part of your throat that acts like a gateway sending air to the lungs and food into the stomach

Rectum

The place where waste gets stored before it leaves the body

Waste

The part of food that is not digestive

Esophagus

The tube that connects the stomach to the mouth

Swallow

A verb that means to push food through your pharynx

Chew

Crush food with your teeth.

Tongue

Muscle in your mouth that is used for pushing the food around

Stomach

After being swallowed, food goes to this place where it mixed with acid

Large intestine

The tube after the small intestine where liquid is absorbed

Teeth

These are used to chew food

Nutrients

The good things of food

Saliva

A slippery loquid that makes food easy to swallow and helps to break the food down

Digestion

The process of breaking down the food for use as energy and building materials for your body

Liver

This produces juices[ called biles ] that go into the small intestine and help digest the food