The digestive system

Historical representations of digestion

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Did you know that in the 2nd century, people thought digestion involved cooking food in the stomach? Discover the various representations of digestion throughout history!


Find out how our knowledge of digestion developed!

Course Plan

Lesson 1In the 2nd century
Lesson 2In the 17th century
Lesson 3From the 18th to the 20th century
Lesson 4Today
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