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THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

ALSO CALLED:

1. ALIMENTARY CANAL
2. GI SYSTEM
3. GI TRACT
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FUNCTIONS OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM:

1. CHANGE FOOD TO SIMPLE SUBSTANCES THAT CAN BE USED BY THE CELLS

2. RID OF WASTE THAT RESULT FROM THE DIGESTIVE PROCESS
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DIGESTIVE:




BREAKING DOWN FOOD MECHANICALLY AND CHEMICALLY
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ABSORPTION:




MOVEMENT OF SIMPLE FOOD SUBSTANCES FROM GI TRACT INTO BLOOD
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METABOLISM:





USE OF SIMPLE FOOD SUBSTANCES BY THE CELLS
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DEFACATION:




ELIMINATION OF WASTE FROM DIGESTIVE PROCESS
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MAIN ORGANS OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM:

1. MOUTH
2. PHARYNX
3. ESOPHAGUS
4. STOMACH
5. SMALL INTESTINES
6. LARGE INTESTINES
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ACCESSORY ORGANS:
1. TEETH
2. TONGUE
3. SALIVARY GLANDS
4. LIVER
5. GALLBLADDER
6. PANCREAS
7. APPENDIX
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