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nutrition and digest


imentary canal the wholle passage along which food passes through the beny from mouth to anus
anus the openning at the end of the alimentary canal
appendicitis a serious medical condittion in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful
appendix adittional matter at the end ofthe beek
bile a bitter greensh- allstine fluid thay aids digestion by liver and stored in th gall blader
chemical digestion the substance which our body needs can't be absorved by the blood
chyme the pulpy acidic fluid that passes from the stomach to the small intestine
colon the number of dropter and verse respectively in biblical references
constipation a high level of constrait or restriction
diarrhea a condition in which feces are discharged from the bowels frequenly and in a liquid form
esophagus the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach
feces waste matter discharged fom the bowels after food has been digested
gall bladder the small sac -shapedorgan beneath the liver in which bile is stored after secretion by the liver
gastric juice a thiniclear, virtualy colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands and active in promoting digestion
hydrochloric acid a strong acidic solution of the gas hydrogen cholide in water
large intestine the cecum, colon and rectum collectively
lipases a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown fats and glucerol or others alchols
liver a large labed glandular organ in the addomen of vertebrates involved in many metabolics prcesses
mechanical digestion the physical acts of breaking down the food by non-chemical means
mucus a gummy substance found in plants
oral cavity the part of the mouth behind the gums and teeth that is bounded above by the hard
pancreas a large gland behind the stomach that secretes digestive enzymes into the douderum
pepsin the chief digestive enzyme in the stomach breaks down proteins into polypetides
peristalsis the involuntary constrictuion and rexation of the muscles of the intestine or another earal
ptyalin a form of amylase found in the saliva of humans and some other animals
rectum the final section of the large intestine terminotiong at anus
rennin an enzume secreted into the stomach of unwanted mananals, and in some lower animals and plants
saliva watery liquid secreted into the mouth by gland providing lubrication for chewing and swallowing
saliva glands any of various glands thatdischarged a fluid secretion
small intestine the part of the intestine that runs between the stomach and and the large intestine
stomach each of four digestive organs in a ruminant rumen, reticulum amasum, and a abmasuml
ulcer a moral blemish or or corrupting influence
villi a fingerlike projection or the lining of the small particular
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