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the pancreas produces what?
insulin
this part of the body stores feces
rectum
this part of the body is considered an accessory organ
the golbladder
this small flap of tissue closes off the windpipe when you swallow
eppiglottis
these contractions move food down the esophogus and into the stomach
peristalsis
bacteria helpful to digestion can be found here
large intestant
enzymes help brak down foods. this is an example of....
chemical digestion
name two enzymes that aid digestion
peppsin and ptylain
this enzyme is found in gastric juices
pepsin
this enzyme is found in saliva
ptylain
bile breaks down...
fats
this mass produces saliva in preperation for digestion
salvary gland
most digestion takes place here
small inestant
a soggy round glob of food
bolus
the bodys largest and heaviest organ is the
liver.
bile is produced here
liver
the job of this organ is to store bile
gollbladder
these fingerlike projections swsay back and forth and absorb nutrients
villi
villi lines these walls
small intestants
chewing is an example of..
mechanical digestion
ptyalin is found in what?
saliva
digestion begins where?
in the mouth
"stew" found in stomach
chyme
what breaks down fats?
bile
feces exits out of the
anus
most water is absorbed in the....?
large intestant
put the body parts in order of how the food goes through the digestive tract. remember "MESSL"
the mouth, esophogus, stomach, small intestant, large intestant, and out the rectum.
list two enzymes wich help with digestion.
pepsin and ptylain.