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Organs of the Digestive System
Stomach
Small Intestine
Large Intestine
Pancreas
Liver
Gastro - Intestinal Tract
tube from mouth to anus
Ingestion
mouth
Digestion
mouth, continues in stomach and finishes in small intestine
Egestion
large intestine -> rectum -> anus
Mouth
-Ingestion
-Digestion
chemical digestion(involves enzymes)
-salivary amylase will digest carbohydrates
mechanichal digestion
-teeth
-grind food to smaller pieces
Epiglotis
flap that allows food to follow through to esophagus
Esophagus
tube that connects the mouth and stomach
Peristalsis
wave-like muscle contractions
Stomach
Peristalsis for mechanichal digestion
contents: Hydrochloric acid (pH2, pepsin (protease) - chemichally digests proteins