Digestive System Anatomy. Digestive tract Alimentary tract or canal GI tract Accessory organs Primarily glands Regions Mouth or oral cavity Pharynx Esophagus Stomach Small intestine Large intestine Anus. Digestive Tract Histology. Nervous regulation Involves enteric nervous system
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Involves enteric nervous system
Types of neurons: sensory, motor, interneurons
Coordinates peristalsis and regulates local reflexes
Production of hormones
Production of paracrine chemicals
Help local reflexes in ENS control digestive environments as pH levelsDigestive System Regulation
Reflex: Upper esophageal sphincter relaxes, elevated pharynx opens the esophagus, food pushed into esophagus
Figure 24.20a, b
The hepatic lobuleis the structural unit of the liver.
Liver cells (Hepatocytes)
…each day around 600 ml of bile is produced…