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Your Digestive System and How It Works

The digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus. A description of why digestion is important, how food is digested, how food moves through the digestive system, nutrients, and how the process is controlled. Revised and updated 2009.

Topics: Digestive System, Fact Sheet, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Motility, Other Disorders/Symptoms
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