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Digestive System

MeSH ID: D004064

DEFINITION: A group of organs stretching from the MOUTH to the ANUS, serving to breakdown foods, assimilate nutrients, and eliminate waste. In humans, the digestive system includes the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and the accessory glands (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).

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anatomy & histology [Q000033] ; blood supply [Q000098] ; chemistry [Q000737] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; embryology [Q000196] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; immunology [Q000276] ; injuries [Q000293] ; innervation [Q000294] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; microbiology [Q000382] ; parasitology [Q000469] ; pathology [Q000473] ; physiopathology [Q000503] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; radiography [Q000530] ; radionuclide imaging [Q000531] ; secretion [Q000557] ; ultrasonography [Q000736] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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