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purpose of cheeks and lips
- -expression, chewing
- -lips contain sensory receptors.
purpose of tongue
- -handles food and contains taste buds
- -tonsils are on the root of the tongue
salivary glands include _____ cells that secrete ______ enzymes.
parotid gland secretes
saliva rich in amylase
submandibular gland secret
sublingual glands secrete
pharynx is divided into (3)
- 1. nasopharynx
- 2. oropharynx
- 3. larypharynx
food if mixed with saliva and forced into the ____
esophagus passes through the ______ and joins the ______
what does pancreatic juice do?
contains enzymes that can split carbs, fats, nucleic acids and proteins.
function of the liver
metabolizes carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and stores substances.
what does the gallbladder store?