Chapter 12

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Chapter 12
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Digestive System
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  1. Digestive System
    Begins with the mouth and ends with the anus
  2. Digestion
    The process of altering the chemical and physical composition of food 
  3. Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
    The oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, and the stomach 
  4. Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
    Large and small intestines
  5. Oral Cavity
    First part of the digestive tract. Lips, cheeks, hard palate, soft palate and tongue
  6. Salivary Glands
    Three pairs and produce most of the saliva we secrete each day.
  7. Pharynx
    The Throat
  8. Esophagus
    Receives food from thr pharynx and propels it onto the stomach
  9. Stomach
    Located of the upper left quadrant of the abdomen
  10. Fundus
    Upper round portion of the stomach
  11. Body of the Stomach
    Central part of the stomach
  12. Pylorus
    Lower tubular part of the stomach
  13. Small Intestine
    Divided into three parts: duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
  14. LARGE INTESTINE
    Divided into three parts: cecum, colon, rectum.

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