The organs digestive system (GI) are the organs of gastrointestinal tract. The digestion process
takes place as the food passes through them.
The human digestive tract is different from the digestive system of other animals. Human digestive tract, also known as alimentary canal, is about 20feet (6.5 meters) long. It consists of upper and lower GI tracts. The parts of the digestive system are listed below.
The upper GI tract includes
The lower GI tract consists of
There are accessory digestive organs that help the digestion of food.
These are :
Digestive disorders can occur if any organ is having problem.
Many diseases of the digestive system can be avoided by proper monitoring of the
food intake, ie , the type of food, the time of the meal etc.