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The Digestive System

vocabulary review

TermDefinition
antacid a substance that makes an acid less strong
antibotic a medicine that kills bacteria
bacteria tiny, one-celled living things. Some bacteria cause disease.
constipated unable to easily empty the bowels
diarrhea a condition in which feces leave the body before much water has been removed
esophagus the tube that connects your throat to your stomach
feces the undigested food that is removed from your body as waste
gastric to do with the stomach
microbe a tiny living thing, such as virus or bacteria, that is too small to see without a microscope
mucus a slimy fluid that protects the breathing passages and the stomach
rectum the end of the large intestine
starch a kind of food that provides the body with energy. It is sometimes called carbohydrates.
Created by: cbottolfs