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The Digestive System


Amylase Enzyme that breaks down starches into simple carbohydrates
Peristalsis Muscular contractions that push food through the digestive system
Duodenum Upper section of the small intestine
Lymphatic vessels Transports absorbed fatty acids to the bloodstream
Anus Opening through which wastes are eliminated
Large Intestine Organ that absorbs water and vitamin K
Esophagus Muscular tube connecting the throat and stomach
Pepsin Enzyme that starts to digest proteins in the stomach
Pancreas Organ that produces a variety of digestive enzymes
Parietal cell Produces hydrochloric acid in the stomach
Bile Chemical that breaks up large fat droplets
Created by: Nichita