The Digestive System - For more information


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WWW Sites

American Digestive Health Foundation
Homepage of a national organization that advances digestive health through the financial support of research and education in the cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of digestive diseases.

Digestive System
Site includes a large image of the human digestive system with each part/organ linked to a paragraph explanation of its structure and function.

The Digestive System—How It Works
Site from the Jefferson Health System, a collective of member hospitals and healthcare organizations in the greater Philadelphia region. Information on the digestive system includes a discussion of how it works and the numerous disorders that can afflict it.

MUSC Digestive Disease Center
Site of the Medical University of South Carolina focusing on digestive diseases. Includes an overview of the digestive organs, an extensive list of diseases and their symptoms, and links to other sites.

Virtual Anatomy Textbook: The Digestive System
Site provides extensive coverage of the parts of the digestive system, mixing images and text. System parts are grouped into three classes: early digestion, middle digestion, and late digestion.

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