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chapter 5 digestive

digestive voab

absorption passage of material through the walls of the small intestine
amino acid building blocks of protien
amylase enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch
anus opening of the digest tract to the outside of the body
appendix blind pouch hanging from the cecum
bile digestive juice made in the liver and stored in the gallbladder
bilirubin pigment released by the liver in the bile
bowel intestine
canine teeth dog teeth;next to the incisiors
cecum first part of the large intestine
chyme semifluid mass of partially digested food expelled into the duodenum
colon large intestine consisting of the cecum : ascending, transverse, and descending segments of the colon; and the rectum
common bile duct carries bile from the liver and gallbladder to the duodendum
defecation elimination of feces
deglutition swallowing
dentin major tissue composing teeth covered by the enamel
digestion breakdown of complex food into simpler food
duodenum first part of the small intestine
elimination act of removal of materials from the body
emulsification physical breaking up large fat globule into smaller globule thereby increasing the surface area the surface area that enyzmes can use to digest the fat
enamel hard outermost layer of the tooth
enzyme a chemical that speeds up a reaction between substance. Digestive enyzmes are given names with -ase
esophagus tube connectin the throat to the stomach
epiglottis flap of cartilage located in the throat behind the tongue and in front of the larynx
fatty acids substance s produced when fat are digested
feces solid waste
gallbladder small sac under the liver: stores bile
glucose simple sugar
glycogen starch;glucose that is stored in the liver
hydrochloric acid substance produced by the stomach
ileum third part of the small intestine
incisior one of four front teeth
insulin hormone produced by the endocrine cells of the pancreas
jejunum second part of the small intestine
lipase pancreatic enzyme nessecary to digest fats
liver large organ located in RUQ of the abdomen ; liver secretes bile
mastication chewing
molar teeth sixth,seventh, eighth teeth from the middle on either side of the dental arch
palate roof of the mouth
pancreas organ under the stomach ;produces insulin
perstalisis wave like motion in the organs
pharynx throat; the common passageway for food
protease enzyme that digest protien
pulp soft tissue within a tooth
pyloric sphincter ring muscle at the end of the stomach
pylorus distal region of the stomach;opening of duodenum
rectum last section of the large intestine; connecting the end of the colon and the anus
rugae ridges on the hard palate and the wall of the stomach
saliva digestive juices produced by salivary glands
salivary glands submandibular,sublingual, and parotid glands
sigmoid colon fourth and last part of the s shaped segment of colon just before the rectum
sphincter circular ring of muscle that constricts a passage or closes a natural opening
stomach a muscular organ that recieves food from the esophagus
villi microscopic projections in the wall of the small intestine that absorb nutrients into the bloodstream
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