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1st part of the small intestines adds enzymes to your food
duodenum
The “food tube”. This is the tube that goes from your mouth to your stomach.
Esophagus
The wave-like muscle contractions along the digestive system.
Peristalsis
A flap of skin that covers your windpipe to prevent food and water from entering your lungs.
Epiglottis
In the _____ the air and food pathways cross.
Pharynx
A ring like valve consisting of muscles that can close off a tube like a drawstring.
Sphincter
What your food leaves the stomach as.
chyme
The acid found in your stomach
Hydrochloric acid
The enzyme that the acid in ur stomach activates
Pepsin
A fluid that protects your stomach lining
Mucus
A part of your body that is being constantly digested is able to grow back.
Stomach lining
The shpincter at the end of the stomach
Pyloric valve
They Slowly push food through the pyloric valve
Peristalsis waves
the first part of the intestine that adds more enzymes to the food
the duodenum
is the forceful expulsion of contents of the stomach and often, the proximal small intestine. It is a manifestation of a large number of conditions, many of which are not primary disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
Vomiting
small projection in the small intestine
villi
Even smaller projection in your intestines.
Micro-villi
The waste product that is left over after your body processes it.
Feces
Where the feces gets collected.
Rectum
The exit from the body for waste products.
Anus
Gas that leaves the body either through your mouth or anus.
Flatuence
The body part that takes the water out of the food,
Colon/large intestine