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Name the main organs in the digestive system. What is the main function of this system?

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The main organs of the human digestive system participate in the following order in process of digestion:

Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.

The digestive system breaks down food into nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. They can then be absorbed into the bloodstream so the body can use them for energy, growth, and repair.


Figure: Digestive System


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