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Digestive System

Villi finger shaped bumps that soak up nutrients and create larger surface area which are in the small intestine
esophogus a tube that food travels down into stomach
large intestine removes extra water from wastes
gall bladder stores digestive juices
stomach mixed and churns food with digestive juices
saliva contains an enzyme that turns starch into sugar
small intestine puts nutrients in bloodstream
peristalsis muscle that pushes food through the esophagus
pancreas helps control the amount of sugar in the blood flow and makes chemicals that break down proteins carbohydrates and fats
liver stores sugar, and gets rid of harmful chemicals
enzyme digestive juices that help speed up chemical reactions and made in stomach, small intestine, and pancreas.
diffusion When something moves from a crowded area to a less crouded area. Food diffuses through the villi to the capillaries
independent variable a variable that is changed
control variable a variable that stays the same
dependent variable a variable that is measured
Bile a yellowish liquid made in the liver that helps your body digest food by breaking down your food
Created by: kawesome