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What is mechnical digestion? Crushing, smashing, of food
What structure is responsible for mechanical digestion the mouth- First one? Teeth
What is responsible for chemical digestion in the stomach? Acid
What structure helps nutrients get absorbed into the blood, provides added surface area? Villi
What are the three secondary organs of digestion? Liver, gallbladder, pancreas
How does the esophagus squeeze food into the stomach? Peristalsis
What is the soupy mixture in the stomach called? Chyme
What is the function of the large intestine? Compact and absorb water
Where is bile made? Liver
Where is bile stored? Gallbladder
What is the function of bile? Breaks down fat
What does the pancreas secrete that regulates blood sugar? Insulin
Heartburn is a disease of which system? Digestive system
What are the microscopic structures called that filter blood? Nephrons
What are the structures that conect the kindneys and bladder called? Ureters
What structure takes urine out of the body? Urethra
What structure stores urine? Bladder
If you need to be placed on a dialysis machine then you have a problem with what organs? Kidneys
What are the small rocks called that form in the kidneys? Stones
What is the function of the urinary system Filters the blood
Where are villi found Small Intestine
Created by: mmccoy