Anatomy of the small intestine
The longest part of the digestive system, where most of the digestion and absorption takes place.
small intestine, feeding, intestines, digestive system, digestion, digestive tract, absorption, duodenum, jejunum, ileum, villi, microvilli, digestive juice, digestive enzyme, intestinal juice, enzyme, pancreatic juice, bile, enterocytes, food, nutrient, carbohydrate, fat, protein, lipids, amino acids, peristaltic, pancreas, liver, smooth muscle, mucous membrane, human, biology
The pancreas and the liver empty digestive juices into the duodenum.
The large intestine is the last section of our digestive track.
During swallowing food travels from the mouth cavity into the stomach.
The inflammation of the vermiform appendix, which is connected to the cecum, requires immediate surgical intervention. The animation shows the cause and...
This animation introduces the most important systems of the human body.
This animation introduces the most important organ systems of the human body.
The first section of the gastrointestinal tract comprises the oral cavity, the pharynx and the oesophagus.
The liver is a vital organ that plays an important role in the digestion of fats, detoxification and metabolism.
This animation explains active and passive transport processes occurring through cell membranes
This animation helps you learn the basics of healthy eating.
Humans have 4 types of teeth: incisors, canines, premolars and molars.
Lymph vessels carry lymph to the blood vessels, while lymph nodes are integral parts of the immune system.
Enzymes are protein molecules catalysing biochemical reactions. Their activity can be regulated.