Which of the following are the parts of digestive system in human body?

  1. Esophagus
  2. Small intestine
  3. Spleen

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [A] 1 & 2 Only

The esophagus is a tube that connects the throat (pharynx) and the stomach. The food and drink which we take travel along the esophagus to make it to the stomach. The spleen is not part of the digestive system however is connected to the blood vessels of both the stomach and the pancreas. The spleen is situated on the left side of our body; under the ribs and above the stomach.  Small intestine or small bowel is the part of the gastrointestinal tract between the stomach and the large intestine. Maximum digestion and absorption of food takes place in small intestine.

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