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Digestive system

Definition

noun

A system of organs in which the major function is to convert food into simpler, absorbable nutriments to keep the body functioning and healthy.


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Digestive system is basically comprised of the following organs:

Also included are accessory digestive glands such as

Variant(s):

  • Systema digestorium

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