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Liver
Produces bile
Gall Bladder
Stores bile
Pancreas
makes pancreatic juice; digests protein, carbs and fats
Small Intestine
Chemical Digestion of fats, carbs and proteins. Absorbtion of nutrients (sugar)
Neutalizes hydrochloric acied
Stomach
Mechanical digestion; 3 layers of muscle turn food into chyme
Large Intestine
water and mineral absorption

absorption is too fast = diarrhea
absorption is too slow = constipation
Rectum
storage area for waste
Appendix
no known function
Mouth
Digestion begins here.
teeth & tongue move and cut food into smaller pieces. Saliva (amylase) changes starch to sugar