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CRMS digestion

digestion process that breaks down food into molecules that can be absorbed by the blood.
mechanical digestion the physical breaking of food through chewing, mixing or churning.
chemical digestion breaking down of food using chemical reactions.
enzyme a protein that speeds up chemical reactions.
peristalsis muscle contractions that move food through the digestive tract.
villi small finger-like projections in the small intestine that absorb nutrients into the blood.
chyme liquid product of digestion
liver an accessory organ that produces bile and filters toxins
pancreas an accessory organ that produces enzymes that aid in digestion
gallbladder an accessory organ that stores bile produced by the liver.
epiglottis flap of tissue that cover the windpipe when you swallow.
esophagus part of the digestive tract, it is a muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach
small intestine part of the digestive tract that has many villi and absorbs nutrients from food.
large intestine part of the digestive tract that absorbs the remaining liquid from digested food.
Created by: David_Stanford