Digestive Tract

Digestive Tract

The digestive tract

The digestive tract includes the mouth, the esophagus, the stomach, the small and large intestines, and the rectum.

Sometimes the digestive tract is divided into upper and lower parts:

  • The upper digestive tract includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and small intestine.
  • The lower digestive tract includes the large intestine and the rectum.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofMarch 28, 2018

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