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Digestive system C

Cook digestive system

what is it called when the food is pulled down to the stomach? peristalsis
what enzyme is produced in the mouth? salivary amylase
what happens to the food after it is chewed? forms into a bolus
amylase only breaks down what? carbohydrates
what is the first part of the small intestine? duodenum
what are amino acids? proteins
what is alkaline? neutralizing mucus
what does the large intestine do? forms feces
what gland is under the tongue called? sublingual gland
what does the pancreas do? produces pancreatic juice
what does the liver do? secretes bile
what shape is the stomach? a J-shape
how long is the Ileum? 3 meters long
what does Hepatic mean Liver
what gets pulled out of the food after it is chewed? nutrients
what are the bumps on your tongue called? tastbuds
what is the proper name for chewing? mastication
what are the folds in your stomach called? rugae
what is the stuff called that comes out of your stomach? Chyme
what is the first part of the small intestine? duodenum
what is the 2nd part of the small intestine? Jejunum
what is the third part of the small intestine? Ileum
how long is the duodenum? less than 1 meter long
how long is the Jejunum? about 2 meters long
how long is the Ileum? 3 meters long
what are the little hairs called in your small intestine? villi
what is the large intestine home to? bacteria
what is the gland called under the tongue called sublingal
what gland is near your jaw bone submandibular
what salivary gland is located in the cheek? parotid gland
what is the tube called that the bolus goes through? esophagus
what does the liver do? secretes bile
what is the acid called that is in your stomach? HCL
what is the alimentary canal? muscular tube
how long is the alimentary canal? about 8 meters to 10 meters long
what is one of the accessory digestive organ? gall-bladder
what is the 2nd accessory digestive organ? pancreas
what is the bottom part of the stomach called? pylloric sphincter
what is the start of the large intestine? ceccum
what is connected to the ceccum? appendix
what is the first large intestine colon called? ascending
what is connected to the ascending colon called? transverse
what is connected to the transverse colon? descending
what is connected to the descending colon? sigmoid colon
what is connected to the sigmoid colon? rectum
what is connected to the rectum? anus
what is the gateway called that pushes the feces out? sphincter
what does the gall-bladder hold? bile
what is the one thing that the pancreas produces? glucagon
what is another thing that the pancreas produces? Insulin
Created by: cooke



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