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Apologia Gen Science

Apologia Gen Science 2nd Module 13 Digestive System

The process by which an organism breaks down its food into small units that can be absorbed by the body Digestion
A chemical substance the body needs in small amounts to stay healthy Vitamin
In which organ does most of the absorption of nutrients occur? Small intestine
In which organ is the bolus turned into chyme? Stomach
In which organ is the undigested food turned into feces? Large intestine
Which organ produces the sodium bicarbonate that helps to neutralize the stomach acid in the chyme? Pancreas
Which organ produces bile? Liver
Which organ produces saliva? Salivary glands
Which organ moves the food around in the mouth to form the bolus? Tongue
What does the epiglottis do? Covers the larynx when you swallow to make sure that food goes down the esophagus only
What is another name for the digestive tract? Alimentary canal
What organs make up the digestive tract? Mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
What is the name of the part of the digestive system through which food actually passes? Digestive tract
What is the first part of digestion called where food is broken down into smaller pieces? Physical digestion
What is the second part of digestion called where the chemical nature of food is changed on order for it to be absorbed into the blood stream? Chemical digestion
What type of vitamin can only be dissolved in fat, not in water? Fat-soluble
What type of vitamin cannot be dissolved in fat but can be dissolved in water? Water-soluble
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