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The Digestive system

This is talking about the digestive system and what it does

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what is your digestive system The digestive system is a group of organs that break down food so that it can be used by the body.
what does the digestive tract include mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.
Is the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and salivary glands also part of the digestive system (yes or no) Yes
What is the breaking, crushing, and mashing of food called mechanical digestion
what does mechanical digestion include stomach and mouth
what is it called when large molecules are broken down into nutrients with the aid of enzymes chemical digestion
what does chemical digestion include mouth, stomach and small intestine
what does the teeth do teeth break and grind food
what is a muscular, saclike, digestive organ attached to the lower end of the esophagus stomach
what produces enzymes and acid to break down nutrients in the stomach tiny glands
what is it called when food leaves your stomach as a soupy mixture chyme
what contains and enzyme that begins the chemical digestion of carbohydrates saliva
what happens when the food has been reduced to a soft mush the tongue pushes it into the throat, which leads to a long, straight tube called the esophagus.
what is an organ located between the stomach and small intestines. the pancreas
what is a muscular tube that is about 2.5 cm in diameter the small intestine
what is a large, reddish brown organ that helps with digestion by making bile to break up fat. liver
what squeezes the bile into the small intestine gallbladder
what also stores excess nutrients until the body is ready to absorb them into the blood stream liver
where does the material go that cant be absorbed into the blood pushed into the large intestine
what absorbs most of the water in undigested material the large intestine
what is stored in rectum until they cant be expelled feces
what passes through the outside of the body through an opening called anus feces
how long does it take for most of your meals to make it through the digestive system 24 hours
Created by: kihumphries290