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Digestion breaksdown food for the body to use for _______, _________&______.
energy, growth, repair
None
The gall bladder stores __________________ until it is needed.
bile
Digestion begins in the ____________ where food is mixed with _________.
mouth, saliva
___________ starts the break down of starchy food.
ptyalin
Kupffer cells are phagocytic and are found in the ____________.
liver
The hormone _________ stimulates the stomach to release ___________ & ______________.
gastrin, pepsin, hydrochloric acid
The 3 sections of the small intestine are ___________, ______________, and ______________.
duodenum, jejunum, ileum
The ___________________ controls the flow of material into the colon.
ileocecal valve
Cholesterol is manufactured in what organ?
liver
The major roll of digestion is done in the _______________________.
small intestine
The 3 flexures in the large colon are ____________, _____________, and ___________.
hepatic, splenic, sigmoid
Emulsification of fats is a major function of the ___________.
gall bladder
The ____________ is both an endocrine and exocrine gland.
pancreas
The islets of Langerhans secrete hormones ____________ & __________.
insulin, glucagon