Digestive/ GI - final exam review Flashcards

Large intestine

To absorb water and then to pass useless waste from the body.

Small intestine

To absorb nutrients and help to digest food.

Esophogus

To force food from the throat into the stomach.

Teeth

To cut, tear and grind food.

Epiglottis

To block food and water from entering the pharynx.