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Abdominal organs

The stomach and intestines are the main organs of digestion, coverting and breaking down food into substances which are either absorbed by or excreted from the body.


Review Date: 6/10/2010
Reviewed By: Shabir Bhimji MD, PhD, Specializing in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland , TX Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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