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Digestive system

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The two types of digestion physical and chemical
The enzyme that is active in your mouth Amylase
The acid stored in your stomach Hydrochloric acid
The enzyme active in your stomach pepsin
The substrate of pepsin Proteins
The substrate of lipase lipids
The scientific term for the food pipe oesophagus
The muscular action or contraction of muscles of the digestive system is known as peristalsis
Hydrochloric acid, pepsinogen and mucous together make up Gastric juice
This substance prevent acids burning through your stomach Mucous
The two parts to the small intestine Duodenum and ileum
The main function of the deuodenum Digestion of food
The main function of the ileum Absorption of digested food
These structures are found in the small intestine (ileum) and help it absorb digested food Villi
The two functions of the large intestine Produce B vitamins and removes excess water from digested food
The liver makes this substance Bile
This substances is produced by the liver and neutralises acidic chyme as it enters the small intestine? Sodium hydrogen carbonate
This organ stores bile Gall bladder
This organ produces most digestive enzymes e.g. amylase, lipase and sodium hydrogen carbonate Pancreas
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