Processing waste products and food particles, and protecting against harmful bacteria. Bile ducts carry bile from your liver to your gallbladder for storage, or to the small intestine for use. Your hormones and nerves work together to help control the digestive process. The rectum is the end of the large intestine. The movement pushes food and liquid through your gi tract and mixes the contents within each organ. Your salivary glands make. And regurgitation (the feeling of food coming back up).
How does my digestive system work?
What happens to the digested food?
The small intestine absorbs most of the nutrients in your food, and your circulatory system passes them on to other parts of your body to store or use. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. The digestion process also involves creating waste to be eliminated.