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PCA Digestive system


digestion begins here mouth
tube from mouth to stomach esophagus
the teeth provide this type of digestion mechanical digestion
enzymes provide this type of digestion chemical digestion
this muscular organ mixes digestive enzymes with food. stomach
the first part of the small intestine duodenum
the second part of the small intestine where most absorption of nutrients occurs jejunum
the last part (most distal end) of the small intestine ileum
the main job of the small intestine absorb nutrients into the bloodstream
this organ produces (makes) bile liver
this organ stores bile gall bladder
the function of bile breaks up fat molecules/emulsifies fat
the main function of the large intestine absorbs water
the first part of the large intestine/colon ascending colon (ascending large intestine)
the second part of the large intestine/colon transverse colon (transverse large intestine)
the third part of the large intestine/colon descending colon (descending large intestine)
this is a muscular section of the large intestine at the distal end rectum
this sphincter surrounds the anus anal sphincter
related to the liver hepatic
related to the colon colo
along with the liver, this organ also secretes enzymes into the small intestine pancreas
the gall bladder stores this bile
chewed food with saliva bolus
watery mixture of food and digestive juices chyme
finger-like projections in the wall of the small intestine (these increase surface area) villi
folds of the stomach rugae
Created by: ballantynec