Digestive System

AnaAnatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System

Objectives

  • Identify the anatomical structures of the digestive system and their functions
  • Explain the physiology of digestion through the system

Assignment Overview

This exercise helps students understand the anatomical structures of the digestive system

Deliverables

Annotated diagram of the digestive system

Step 1  Draw a diagram.  (It is OK to take a diagram from the internet and label it.)

Using the drawing tools provided by your word-processing program, draw a diagram that traces the pathway and physiological processes of a bite of food through the digestive system. Annotate each step in the digestive process with a brief paragraph describing what happens in the step.

Be sure to include ALL the following topics:

  • The organs of the digestive system  (This includes the alimentary canal AND the accessory organs of digestion)
  • The actions of the digestive system
  • Propulsion
  • Absorption
  • Chemical digestion
  • Mechanical dtomy and Physiology of the Digestive System

Objectives

  • Identify the anatomical structures of the digestive system and their functions
  • Explain the physiology of digestion through the system

Assignment Overview

This exercise helps students understand the anatomical structures of the digestive system

Deliverables

Annotated diagram of the digestive system

Step 1  Draw a diagram.  (It is OK to take a diagram from the internet and label it.)

Using the drawing tools provided by your word-processing program, draw a diagram that traces the pathway and physiological processes of a bite of food through the digestive system. Annotate each step in the digestive process with a brief paragraph describing what happens in the step.

Be sure to include ALL the following topics:

  • The organs of the digestive system  (This includes the alimentary canal AND the accessory organs of digestion)
  • The actions of the digestive system
  • Propulsion
  • Absorption
  • Chemical digestion
  • Mechanical d
 

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