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Digestive system

What does mechanical digestion involve physically breaking down the food using our teeth
What are the jobs of the teeth the front cut and the molars grind
why is it better when the food particals are smaller because it has a larger surface are to break down using saliva and other chemicals
why do we chemically break down food and hiw we do it so the nutrients can be absorbed into our bloodstream and it is done by lots of different chemicals produced in our body
name three chemicals involved in chemical digestion Enzymes, insulin and stomach acid
What does the mouth do the food gets chemically broken down using the teeth and chemically broken down by the saliva
what does the oesophagus do the food gets swallowed and pushed down using peristalsis
what does the stomach do it breaks down the food using enzymes
what does the pancreas do it produces insulen that breaks down suars
what does a pancreas deficiency result in diabetes
What does the bile duct do it produces bile that helps to break down food
what does the liver do it is where damged or old blood cells get broken down and fats get turned into energy
what does the Duodenum do this is where stomach aciuds and bile from the gall bladder break dow foods
what does the ileum do this is the second half of the small intestine where some water parts and vitamin B12 are absorbed
what does the large intestine do this is where the rest of the water is absorbed and used in the rest of the body for metabolism
what does the appendix do this is where infction fighting cells are produced
what does the anus do this is where what remaining roughage is exceted
Created by: emmadixon