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(N) Digestive System Parts I

(N) Partes aparato digestivo I

(N) Partes aparato digestivo I
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n. digestive system

Translation: aparato digestivo

Definition of digestive system in English

Group of organs and structures which transforms food into nutrients that can be absorbed and used by the body's cells.

Definition of digestive system in Spanish

Conjunto de órganos y estructuras encargados de la transformación de los alimentos en nutrientes a fin de que puedan ser asimilados y utilizados por las células del organismo.

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n. pharynx

Translation: faringe

Definition of pharynx in English

Tube with muscular and membranous walls which connects the mouth and the nasal cavity to the esophagus and the larynx respectively, allowing air and food to pass.

Definition of pharynx in Spanish

Conducto de paredes musculares y membranosas que comunica la boca y las fosas nasales con el esófago y la laringe respectivamente, que permite el paso tanto del aire como de los alimentos.

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n. epiglottis

Translation: epiglotis

Definition of epiglottis in English

Cartilaginous structure that blocks the entrance to the trachea during swallowing, preventing the bolus from passing into it.

Definition of epiglottis in Spanish

Estructura cartilaginosa, cuya función principal es obstruir la entrada a la tráquea durante la deglución y así evitar que el bolo alimenticio pase a esta.

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n. esophagus

Translation: esófago

Definition of esophagus in English

Muscular tube of the digestive system that allows the passage of the alimentary bolus from the pharynx to the stomach.

Definition of esophagus in Spanish

Conducto muscular del aparato digestivo que permite el paso del bolo alimenticio de la faringe al estómago.

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n. stomach

Translation: estómago

Definition of stomach in English

Saclike widening of the gastrointestinal tract, located in many animals between the esophagus and the small intestine, whose main function is the digestion of the alimentary bolus into chyme.

Definition of stomach in Spanish

Ensanchamiento del tubo digestivo con forma de bolsa, localizado entre el esófago y el intestino delgado en muchos animales, cuya función principal es digerir el bolo alimenticio para transformarlo en quimo.

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n. intestine

Translation: intestino

Definition of intestine in English

Muscular, membranous and tubular organ, located between the stomach and the anus, whose main function is to complete the digestive process, absorbing nutrients and water from ingested food.

Definition of intestine in Spanish

Órgano muscular y membranoso, con forma de tubo, localizado entre el estómago y el ano, cuya función principal es completar la digestión, así como absorber nutrientes y agua provenientes de la dieta.

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n. small intestine

Translation: intestino delgado

Definition of small intestine in English

Part of the digestive tract which extends from the gastric outlet to the beginning of the large intestine, whose main function is the digestion and absorption of nutrients from the diet.

Definition of small intestine in Spanish

Parte del tubo digestivo que se extiende desde el estómago hasta el intestino grueso, cuya función principal es digerir y absorber los nutrientes procedentes de la dieta.

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n. large intestine

Translation: intestino grueso

Definition of large intestine in English

Terminal part of the digestive tract that extends from the end of the small intestine to the anus, whose main functions are the reabsorption of water and minerals and the storage of feces.

Definition of large intestine in Spanish

Parte última del tubo digestivo que se extiende desde el intestino delgado hasta el ano, cuya función principal es reabsorber agua y minerales, así como almacenar las heces.