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Digestive System!

Go Inside the Digestive System

Liver Work

Your Second Brain

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Don't Choke On This

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Digestive System: Video Short

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  • Go Inside the Digestive System
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  • Liver Work
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  • Your Second Brain
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  • Cow Stomach Investigation
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  • Don't Choke On This
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  • Digest Those Facts
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  • Video Short
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  • Full Show
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  • The Web Show
Digestive System [daɪˈdʒes.tɪv] [sɪs.təm]
The system of organs that breaks down food so the body can use the nutrients.

Your body needs food to supply the chemicals you need to stay healthy. But food needs to be broken down into a substance your body can use. That's the job of your digestive system. Your digestive system starts its job even before you eat your first bite.

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