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GASTROINTESTINAL SYS

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ANUS OPENING OF THE RECTUM FROM WHICH SOLID WASTE IS EXPELLED
BOLUS MASS OF FOOD THAT HAS BEEN CHEWED & SWALLOWED
CHYME SEMIFLUID MASS OF PARTLY DIGESTED FOOD THAT MOVES FROM THE STOMACH TO THE SMALL INTESTINE
ENZYMATIC DIGESTION BREAK DOWN OF FOOD BY ENZYMES FOR ABSORPTION
GALL BLADDER ORGAN THAT STORES BILE
LARGE INTESTINE KNOWN AS THE COLON, WHERE VITAMINS & WATER ARE ABSORBED BEFORE FECES IS STORED PRIOR TO ELIMINATION
LIVER ORGAN PRODUCES BILE, REGULATES GLYCOGEN STORAGE, AND PERFORMS OTHER BODILY FUNCTIONS
MOUTH ORAL CAVITY AT THE ENTRY TO THE ALIMENTARY CANAL
PANCREAS GLANDS OF THE DIGESTIVE AND ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS THAT PRODUCES INSULIN AND SECRETES PANCREATIC JUICES
PERISTALSIS SERIES OF MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS THAT MOVE FOOD THROUGH THE DIGESTIVE TRACT
RECTUM LAST SECTION OF THE LARGE INTESTINE, ENDING WITH THE ANUS
SALIVA CLEAR LIQUID FOUND IN THE MOUTH, ALSO KNOWN AS SPIT
SMALL INTESTINE PART OF THE GI TRACT BETWEEN THE STOMACH & LARGE INTESTINE THAT INCLUDES THE DUODENUM, JEJUNUM, AND ILEUM, WHERE DIGESTION & ABSORPTION OF FOOD OCCURS
STOMACH ORGAN BETWEEN THE ESOPHAGUS & SMALL INTESTINE IN WHICH THE MAJOR PORTION OF DIGESTION OCCURS
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