The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal tract which is also referred to as the GI tract or digestive tract plus it has three accessory digestive organs which are the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Collectively the digestive system is a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed and power the human body.
Within the digestive system the small intestine absorbs most of the nutrients in the food and the circulatory system passes them on to other parts of the body to store or use. Special cells help absorbed nutrients cross the intestinal lining into the bloodstream where by blood carries simple sugars, amino acids, glycerol, and some vitamins and salts to the liver. The liver stores, processes and delivers nutrients to the rest of the body when needed.
Digestive System Medical Illustrations
As a medical illustration studio with fully qualified medical artists, all areas of the human body are able to be illustrated in acute detail, including the anatomy of the digestive system.
We are show casing just a few of our various medical illustrations of the digestive system and associated anatomy. We have been commissioned to work for surgeon’s, educational books, patient education posters, to complement websites to medical papers and we provide medical visuals for any business in the market where clear visual interpretations are needed. All with the aim of explaining complicated medical matter into an understandable and engaging format.