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Digestive System

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What is Chemical Digestion? Digestion where you break down or change the chemical composition of food into a new substance. (A Chemical Change)
What is Mechanical Digestion? Digestion that only affects the physical form of food, not changing the chemical composition. (A Physical Change)
What does the Esophagus do? Move food from mouth to stomach.
What does the Stomach do? Digests food with acid and enzymes.
What does the Liver do? Filters toxins and makes Bile.
What does the Gallbladder do? Stores Bile and uses it to break down fatty foods
What does the Pancreas do? Regulates blood sugar with insulin or glucagon.
What does the Large Intestine do? Absorb water and vitamins for the body and forms feces and propels it to the rectum for it to be expelled from the body.
What does the Small Intestine do? Digests with enzymes and absorbs nutrients for the body.
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