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digestion- brittini

digestion the process in the alimentary canal by which food is broken up physically, as by the action of the teeth, and chemically, as by the action of enzymes, and converted into a substance suitable for absorption and assimilation into the body.
ptyalin an enzyme in the saliva that converts starch into dextrin and maltose.
gastric juice the digestive fluid, containing pepsin and other enzymes, secreted by the glands of the stomach.
enzyme any of various proteins, as pepsin, originating from living cells and capable of producing certain chemical changes in organic substances by catalytic action, as in digestion.
pepsin an enzyme, produced in the stomach, that in the presence of hydrochloric acid splits proteins into proteoses and peptones.
villi Anatomy, Zoology. one of the minute, wormlike processes on certain membranes, esp. on the mucous membrane of the small intestine, where they serve in absorbing nutriment.
anemia Pathology. a quantitative deficiency of the hemoglobin, often accompanied by a reduced number of red blood cells and causing pallor, weakness, and breathlessness.
carbohydrates any of a class of organic compounds that are polyhydroxy aldehydes or polyhydroxy ketones, or change to such substances on simple chemical transformations, as hydrolysis, oxidation, or reduction,
Created by: brittini_thms