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important terms voca

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Large intestine Is the last part of the gastrointestinal tract and of the digestive system in vertebrates.
lipases A water-soluble enzyme catalyzing hydrolysis of lipids,thereby breaking down fats into glycerol and free fatty acids.
Liver A large glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrate animals that is essential to many metabolic processes.
Mechanical digestion There are two kinds of digestion:mechanical and chemical,mechanical digestion involves physically breaking the food into smaller pieces .
mucus is snot and other slim from inside your body.
Oral cavity The part of the mouth behind the gums and teeth.
pancreas A long irregularly shaped gland in vertebrate animals that is located behind the stomach and is part of the digestive system.
pepsin Is an endopeptidase that breaks down proteins into smaller peptides.
peristalisis The wavelike muscular contractions in tubular structures,especially organs of the digestive system.
ptyalin Found in the saliva of humans and herbivorous animals that helps in the predigestion of starches.
rectum The outermost portion of the large intestine.
rennin Causes the milk to curdle.
saliva A viscid ,watery fluid,secreted into the mauth by the salivary.
salivary glands The parotid,submandibular and sublingual glands.
small intestin the small intestine is the part of the intestines and absorption of food occurs.
stomach The digestive organ that is located in the upper abdomen .
ulcer Can be on an external surface like the mouth or an internal surface,like the stomach.
villi Millions of tiny finger like structures called villi project inwards from the lining of the small intestine.
Alimentary canal Is a continuous passage starting from the mouth and ending at anus.
anus Is the hole in the middle of your buttocks.
appendix Is small and has no know function,but in rabbits,haves ,and same of the herbivores it is involved in the digestion of cellulose.
bile Is secreted by the liver stored in the gallbladdes and dischar get into the duodenum and aids in the emusication digestion and absorption
chemical digestion The process in the alimentary canal by which food is broke up physically.
chyme The semifuid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum.
colon The part of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the rectum.
constipstion Is a condition of the digestive system where a person experiences had faces that are difficult to eliminate.
diarrhea Is the condition of having at least three loose or liquid bowel movement each day .
esophagus Is the muscular tube that conveys food from the pharynx at the back of the mouth to the stomach.
faces Solid bodily waste dicharged from the large intestine through the anus during defection.
gall bladder A small,muscular sac located under the liver.
gastric juice The colorless,watery acidic digestion fluid that is secreted by various glands in the mucous membrane.
hydrochloric acid An aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride HCI that is a strong corrosive irritation.
appendicitis Is a condition where the appendix becomes swollen,inflame and filled with pus.
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