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absorption
Passage of materials through the walls of the intestine into the bloodstream.
amino acids
Building blocks of proteins and produced when proteins are digested.
amylase
Enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch.
anus
Opening of the digestive tract to the outside of the body.
appendix
Blind pouch hanging from the cecum (in the RLQ). It litterally means "hanging" (pend/o) "on" (ap-).
bile
Digestive juice made in the liver and stored in the gallbaladder. It breaks up (emulsifies) large fat globules. It is composed of bile pigments, cholesterol, and bile salts.
bilirubin
Pigment released by the liver in bile.
bowel
Intestine.
canine teeth
Pointed, dog-like (canine) teeth, next to (distal to) the incisors. Also called cuspids or eyeteeth.
cecum
First part of the large intestine.
colon
Large intestine (cecum, ascending, transverse, and descending colon, and rectum).
common bile duct
Carries bile from the liver and gallbaladder to the duodenum.
defectation
Expulsion or passage of feces from the body through the anus.
deglutition
Swallowing.
dentin
Major tissue composing teeth, covered by the enamel in the crown and a protective layer of cementum in the root.
digestion
Breakdown of complex foods to simpler forms.
duodenum
First part of the small intestine. Duo=2, den=10; the duodenum measure 12 inches long.
elimination
Removal of waste material from the body.