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    The nervous system carries data to and from the brain and spinal cord to various bodily parts. There are three main functions of the nervous system, including sensory input, integration of data and motor output which occurs in the Brain and/or Spinal Cord. Sensory input is described as when the body gathers information of data, which correlates with the human senses such as touch, taste and sight. Integration of data occurs in the brain only once the brain has processed the information and is…

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    enterobacterium, koalas would not be able to utilise proteins bound to tannins which would result in the koala suffering malnutrition (R. Osawa et al, 1993a). The retention time is extremely long for the koala in the hindgut which increases the digestion of nutrients, decreases the possible loss of microbial protein through faeces and breaks down large contents of fibre which is achieved by the caecum for maximum absorption. Hence, a slow retention time is an advantage to the koala to utilise a…

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    Term Paper: Celiac Disease By: Brionna Sandridge October 1, 2015 Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder of the digestive system. It has to do with the digestion of food containing gluten (WebMD). Gluten is a protein that is found in grains such as wheat, rye, and barley. Therefore, it is in common foods such as bread, cereal, pasta, and even some sauces and beer. Gluten makes these foods stick together; it gives them substance and helps them to maintain their shape (Celiac Disease…

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    where she could. While she did this, Ziki was being slowly churned inside her restless stomach, stewing in her digestive juices and being sloshed around as she moved. That night, the large zebra decided to take a hot bath as it usually helped her digestion. She bathed for hours, massaging her belly and relaxing in the heated water, she was still feeling quite full, even though her meal had been digesting for several hours now. That night the zebra queen went to sleep feeling relaxed and…

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    Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron. Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (B. thetaiotaomicron) is a gram-negative obligate anaerobe that is found in the gastrointestinal tract of humans. B. thetaiotaomicron is a largely found in the human digestive system to aid in the digestion of complex polysaccharides that our body has trouble breaking down on its own. The main function of B. thetaiotaomicron…

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    the oral cavity and salivary glands. The function of the oral cavity is the ingestion of liquids, solids and the chewing of solids to break them down ready for the stomach. Salivary glands in the oral cavity secrets saliva in order to aid smoother digestion down the oesophagus and amylase starts breaking down any starch. As authors Marieb and Hoehn(2015) states the submandibular and Minor salivary glands secrete saliva, serous fluid and Mucus, but the Von Ebner’s Gland secrete a fluid which…

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    Body Fluids and Body Water Distribution Body Fluids What are body fluids? Body fluids, also known as bio fluids are fluids or liquids that are found and are created from the inside of animal and human bodies. These include fluids that are released by the body through excretion and secretion as well the water that is found in the human bodies. When it comes to body fluids, the majority percentage of liquid that makes up the body fluids in a person is body water. It is said that about 60% of the…

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    insulin starts when food is eating that consist of carbohydrates, proteins and fat where digestion is not possible without enzymes produced by the pancreas. While eating the body gets sugar and the pancreas detects if it is too little or too much. The pancreas keeps this in check by producing insulin when needed. Food continues to travel and the enzymes produced by the pancreas ensure the food is suitable for digestion. Amazingly the enzymes are not active until they pass into the bowel. If it…

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    important role in the consumption of food at is the primary entry point. The mouth also chews the food which breaks it up into small, more easily digestible pieces. The saliva present within your mouth mixes with the food to start the process of digestion. 2. Esophagus The esophagus is the gateway for food from…

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    Digested Chicken

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    These enzymes enter the small intestines duodenum via the pancreatic duct. The polypeptides are further broken down into smaller substances called peptides (Primal Pictures). Peptides are two or more amino acids linked together. After the complete digestion of the chicken’s protein has taken place, the amino acids are absorbed through the small intestine lining and into the bloodstream. Lipids, which can also be found in chicken and rice, are digested and absorbed by the small intestine. Bile…

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