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What part does the mouth to the digestive system?
-beggining of digestion
-its a mechanical digestion: reduces the size of food particles by mixing with mucus
-the start of chemical digestion of starch: uses saliavry amylase
What part does the esophagus have to the digestive system?
its the transportation to food particles and and does not digest any particles particles
What does the stomach do in digesting?
-end of mechanical digestion
-musing up food
-start of protein digestion with gastric acid
-good for storing food
What does the intestine do?
in the duodenum most of the remanining diestion occurs here, and fat digestion starts and ends here
What is the digestion function of the liver?
the liver releases a bile that breaks up fats into tiny fats
What does the pancreas do?
-will produce pancreatic anylase, lipase, and protease
-it is like sodium bicarbonate which neutralizes acidity because its basic and has a ph8
What is the enzyme for carbohydrates?
What is the enzyme for lipids?
What is the enzyme for protein?
What do the intestinal enzymes do?
they finish the process of digestion
What type of things go into the larg intestine?
fiber and bacteria..the fiber helps prevent packing in the intestine
Is there any digestion in the large intestine?