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    I’m sure that at one point or another in your life you’ve heard of the digestive system & the physical changes (a change in appearance) & chemical changes (irreversible changes that start with one thing & end with another) which occur during this process. But did you really learn what the digestive truly is & does for our bodies? Did you learn that not only do we see physical & chemical changes in nature but also in our bodies? If not, I’m here to tell you all about it. Put on your seatbelts & join me in the drive through the digestion of your, rather large, pretzel stick. In your head, think about where digestion first occurs. Did you choose the stomach? If you did, sorry but you’re wrong, the correct answer is the mouth. Digestion starts with that first pretzel stick you…

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    Digestive System The digestive system is also known as the gastrointestinal system, where the mouth is connected by a series of organs all the way through the body to the anus. This article stated, “digestion is the process in which the body breaks down our food and drinks into smaller particles to feed and nourish our cells” (“Your digestive system,” 2004). This process is important for the body to use the nutrients from food towards energy, growth, cell repair, as well as our overall…

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    Heterotrophs are sectioned off into three different categories based on their intake of food. Heterotrophs are organisms that use organic compounds for energy and carbon. Herbivores, being animals that eat plants are; algae-eating snails, sapsucking insects, and vertebrates such as cows, horses, rabbits, and sparrows. Carnivores, animals who eat other animals; crabs, squid, many insects, cats, eagles, trout, and frogs. Omnivores, animals who eat both plants and other animals are; humans, pigs,…

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    Dog's Digestive System

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    The digestive system of a dog is composed of; the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestines, and large intestines but also requires help from organs such as the pancreas, and liver. The digestive systems roles are: digesting of food absorbing of nutrients Dog's digestive systems work differently to that of a human, for instance the digestion process begins in the stomach for dog's and in the mouth for humans. It is important for owners to have some idea of how the digestive system…

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    Essay On Digestive System

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    The digestive system is a group of organs that convert food into energy to feed the entire body. The alimentary is made up of the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestines, and large intestines. Organs of the digestive system include the teeth, tongue, salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. In the digestive system it all begins with the mouth. Inside the mouth are many organs that help the food to be chopped up and swallowed . Teeth chop food into small pieces, which are…

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    Digestive System Midgut

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    2.5.1. Digestive system The digestive tract of the penaeidae shrimp is divided into three regions (Figure 4): namely, foregut, midgut and hind gut. The embryological origin of the epithelial cells in the foregut and hindgut are derived from the ectodermal and covered with cuticle. However, the epithelial cells of the midgut are derived from the entodermal origin. This region of the gut is lack of cuticle; however, it is lined by a peritrophic membrane (Lovett and Felder, 1989, 1990a, 1990b). …

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    or what is going on inside your body as you digest? The term is called digestion. Digestion is the breakdown of food we eat, and turn the food into small, tiny, components that is absorbed through our bloodstream. When digestion your food it goes through two breakdowns; Mechanical, and Chemical digestion. But what happens once the food enters your bloodstream, and breakdown into small molecules? The term is called the digestive system. The digestive system is basically the breakdown of…

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    1. Which components of the digestive system are GI tract organs, and which are accessory digestive organs? The GI tract organs includes; The mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. The accessory digestive organs include; The tongue, teeth, salivary glands, liver, gall bladder, and the pancreas 2. Which organs of the digestive system come in contact with food, and what are some of their digestive functions? Mouth is used for ingestion of food. Saliva…

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    Digestive System Function Overview Our digestive system is responsible for in-taking and digesting the food that we consume and extracting what we need to carry out day-to-day actions. If you’re interested in how this is achieved, then this article should serve you well in ascertaining that knowledge. Part 1: Digestive System Function 1. Mouth The first part of the digestive system, or tract, is the mouth. The mouth provides an important role in the consumption of food at is the primary…

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    The oral cavity is responsible for the mechanical break-down of food. As food enters the mouth, the teeth begin to chew and the tongue moves the food around. The food particles mix with saliva, which contains digestive enzymes, and becomes slippery. This enables the food to become easier to swallow, allowing it an easier passage as it move into the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines, and finally the colon, which allows it to be evacuated from the body through the rectum. The oral cavity is…

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