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Gastrointestinal 11

The stomach mixes the food with stomach juices including acid. this mixing process physically and chemically softens the food into a paste-like substances known as _____________. Chyme
Food passes through a muscle at the end of the stomach called the ______________ and into the small intestine Pylorus
The longest part of the gastrointestinal system is made up of what 3 parts? Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum
Describe what happens in the Duodenum. Chemicals from the liver (bile) and the pancreas mix with the food.
Name everything stool passes through. Ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon, and the rectum.
The liver helps get rid of dangerous toxins, plays a role in energy storage, and makes a substance used to break down fat in the GI tract called what? Bile
Where is bile sent? Small Intestine and the Gallbladder
GI organs are located in the abdomen and are surrounded by a membrane that keeps everything in place. What is the name of this membrane? Peritoneum
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