11.18: Digestive System Organs Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated3 minsto complete % Progress Practice Digestive System Organs MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated3 minsto complete % Estimated3 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition esophagus Narrow tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. large intestine Wide tube in which water is extracted to form feces; connects the small intestine with the anus. peristalsis Muscle contractions that help food move through the digestive system. small intestine Narrow tube in which further digestion and absorption takes place; starts at the stomach and ends at the large intestine. stomach Sac-like organ at the end of the esophagus where much of the digestive process takes place. villi Small, finger-like projections of the small intestine that increase surface area for absorption. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Covers the organs in the digestive system and their roles. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Digestive System Organs - Advanced Digestive System Organs Digestive System Organs Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: esophagus large intestine SCI.BIO.936.1.L.2 (4 more) SCI.LSC.936.1.L.1 small intestine stomach villi Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.936.1 (Digestive System Organs) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.