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List the route of digestion.
1)mouth (teeth and saliva)
2)pharynx (throat)
3)esophagus (connects stomach)
4)stomach
5)small intestine
6)colon (large intestines0
What part of the mouth help with digestion?
teeth - chew and grind
saliva - moistens the food
Another name for the throat.
pharynx
Once the food is in the stomach, what happens?
It is turn to a liquid and squeezed into the small intestines.
__________ is the largest organ and produces bile.
liver
_____________ stores the bile from the liver
gallbladder
___________ bean-shaped organ that cleans the body of liquid waste
kidney
___________ is a muscular pouch that holds urine
bladder
_______________ is deterioration (disease) of the liver
cirrhosis
_____________- is considered the large intestines and is 5 ft. long
colon
____________ rough parts of fruit, vegetable and grain that helps with the digestion of food
fiber
Name the four types of teeth?
1) incisors 2) cuspids 3) bicuspids 4) molars
The ___________ are used for cutting.
incisors
The ___________ are used for tearing.
cuspids
The __________ are used for crushing.
bicuspids
The ___________ are used for grinding.
molars
The _______ sits just under the stomach and helps with digestion and blood sugar levels.
pancreas
The digestion tract is also known as the ______ canal.
alimentary canal
The _____ makes a substance called insulin and pancreatic juices.
pancreas
_________ is diarrhea, usually caused from polluted water and can be serious if not treated.
dysentery
_______ the process by which food is made available to the body.
absorption
_____ is one of two ducts (tubes) that connects the kidney to the bladder.
ureter