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.
Current as ofNovember 7, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD, FACP, FACG - Gastroenterology
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD, FACP, FACG - Gastroenterology