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Systems-Part 3

Review of Digestive and Excretory Systems

Name the substance that coats and protects the inside of the stomach. mucus
Name the organ that makes bile. liver
Name the enzyme produced in saliva that breaks down starch. amylase
What structure enables the small intestine to absorb large amounts of nutrients? villi
What process takes place in the large intestine? water absorbed from undigested food.
Process that involves muscle contractions that move food through the esophagus. peristalsis
In which organ of the body are most nutrients absorbed? small intestine
Name the acid in the stomach which kills bacteria on food. hydrochloric
Name the organ that stores bile. gall bladder
Name the organ of the excretory system that stores urine. bladder
Name the organ that eliminates water and some chemical wastes in perspiration. skin
Name the organ that removes carbon dioxide from the body. lungs
What does a dialysis machine do? filters waste out of the blood.
Name the organ that connects the pharynx with the stomach in which the food travels. esophagus
Name the organ that filters waster out of the blood. kidneys
Created by: jfurlano
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