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4Digestive System


What are nutrients? Nourishment essential for growth and life.
What are the salivary glands? The chemicals produced in your mouth to help break down food.
What is the alimentary canal? The digestive passage includes the mouth, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.
What is the esophagus? The part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach.
What is chyme? Digestive juices and food mixed in your stomach.
What is the small intestine? The longest part of the alimentary canal; enzymes from the pancreas & liver help digestion.
What are the villi? The tiny, fingerlike projections that line the small intestines and absorb nutrients.
What is the liver's function? It helps filter the digestive system and produces bile, which helps the body absorb fat
What is the pancreas' function? It produces enzymes that help digest proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.
What is the function of the urinary system? It removes liquid waste from the body.
What are the kidneys function? To filter waste from the blood.
What is urine? It is liquid waste.
What is the bladder's functions? It stores urine until it leaves the body.
Created by: CMull-Young