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nutrition vocabulary

Alimentary canal the whole passage along which food passes throug the body from mouth to anus.
anus is the orifice that solid waste comes through to leave the body.
appendicitis inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
appendix is part of the colorectal anatomy of a human that supports the immune system.
bile is a bitter fluid secreted by the liver that helps in digestion,or bile is bitterness and anger.
chemical digestion the process in the alimentary canal by which food is broken op physically.
chyme it passes froom the stomach into the smaal intestine,where the chyle is formed from it.
colon is a ponctuation mark(;) used to shows that what follows.
constipation a condition in which the faces are hard and eliminarion in from the bowels is infrequent.
diarrhea a cordition in which feces are discharged from the bowels frequently and inaliquid form.
asophagus the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach.
feces waste matter eliminated from the bowels:excrement.
gall bladder the small sac-shaped organ beneath the liver,in which bile is stored colorless acidic fluid.
gastric juice athinclear,virtually colorlessacidic fluid secreted by the stonmach glands and active in promoting digestion.
hydrochloric acid a strong,highly corrosive acid that is a water solution of the gas hydrogen chloride,hcl.
large intestine the portion of the intestine that extends form the ileum to the anus,forming an arch.
lipases that catalyzes the breakdown of fats and lipoproteins usually into fatty acids and glycerol.
liver the difinition of liver is made with this organin or of the same color as this organ.
mechanical digestion is the physical act of breaking down the food by non- chemical means.
mucus the thick,slimy secretion of the mucous memebrane,that moistens and protects them.
oral cavity the cavity of the mouth especially.
pancreas the pancreas is a long gland located behinel the stomach that secretes digastive juices into.
pepsin adigestive enzime in the gastic juice of stomach secretions that catalyzes the splitting.
peristalsis the shythemic,ware like motion of the walls of the alimentary canal and certain other.
ptylin and amylase in the saliva of humans and some other animalsthat converts starch into varioun.
rectum the lowest,or last,segment of the latge intestine,exten.
rennin a cosgulating enzyme that cancurdie milk,found in rennet.
saliva the thys,watery,slightly viscid fluid secreted by the salivary glands.
salivary glands agland that secretes saliva,especially any of thrre pais of glands.
small intestine the part of the intestine that runs between the stomach and the large intestine.
stomach the internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs.
ulcer an open sore on an extarnal surface of the body,caused by a break in the skin.
villi Any of numerous minute elongated projections set closely together on a surface.
Created by: katheli