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digestion stacks

digestion the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components
Pytalin enzymes in saliva
peristalic the contraction of muscles
gastric juice strong acid liquid in the stomach
enzyme special protiens that help chemical reactions take place
pepsin degrate food
villi little fingerlike projections in the small intestrine that absorb nutirents from the chyme mixture
anemia when you don't get enough iron, characteristics, lack of energy,weakness,shortness of breath, and cold hands and feet
carbohydrates nutrients that provide the quickest burn for energy of any other nutrients
fats a concentrated source of stored energy as well as insulated for the body
malnutrition faulty or inadequate nutrition
oxidation when glucose in the cells combine with oxygen to produce energy and heat
RDA the acronym for the amount of a nutrient needed by 98% of the people in a given age and gender group
basal metabolism the minimum amount of energy you need to maintain these body processes in the body
chyme churned foods into al iquid during the digestive process
metabolism living cells use nutrients in mny chemical reactions that provide energy for vital processes and activities
pancreas the organ in the body that gets worn out and fails to secrete enough juice when we eat to many carbs
calorie the amount of energy neded to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree celcius. its our measurement of energy for our bodies
glucose when fully broken down, carbohydrates become simple sugars that our bodies need
glycogen nthe storage form of glucose
vitamins these are needed in snall amounts but they help regulate many vital processes
minerals these help the body work properly
salivary glands produces saliva, and pytalin
esophagus muscular tube that food uses to get tho the stomach
liver bile is produced here
gallbladder biles stored here
trachea airway
caridiac sphincter the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction
small intestine major part of digestion
large intestine absorbs water from remains in stomach
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