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Digestive System

"Digestive System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of organs stretching from the MOUTH to the ANUS, serving to breakdown foods, assimilate nutrients, and eliminate waste. In humans, the digestive system includes the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and the accessory glands (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Digestive System" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Digestive System" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 157 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2000
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