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The digestive system is responsible for breaking down food, absorbing
nutrients from the food, and ridding the body of waste products from the food.
The digestive system consists of the:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
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