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The tearing teeth that flank the teeth at the center of the jaw are ____.
cuspids
The sticky digestive juice produced by glands in the mouth is _____.
saliva
The roof of the mouth is the _____.
palate
Another name for the mouth is the _____.
oral cavity
The disease in which the gums detach from the teeth and the bones supporting the teeth may be destroyed is ____.
periodontitis
Catalysts produced by living cells to speed up specific chemical reactions are called _____.
enzymes
The exposed part of a tooth is the _____.
crown
The changing of food substances with large, complex molecules into substances with smaller, less complex molecules is _____.
digestion
Another name for chewing is ____.
mastication
The long tube of the digestive system, extending from the mouth to the anus is the _____.
alimentary canal