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1

digestive system is also known as what

gastrointestinal (GI) system

2

most organs here are different sections of what?

30 ft continuous muscular tube called the gut, alimentary canal, or gastrointestinal tract

3

8 organs of the digestive system

oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, anus

4

accessory organs of digestive system

liver, pancreas, gallbladder, salivary glands

5

three main functions of digestive system

digesting food, absorbing nutrients, eliminating waste