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Gastrointestinal anatomy

Gastrointestinal anatomy

Overview

The gastrointestinal system is comprised of the stomach, and the small and large intestines.

Review Date 4/9/2018

Updated by: Michael M. Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.