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2010-02-01 18:31:59
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Digestive system
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Mouth to Getting rid of waste(end)with fuctions
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  1. What is the function of digestive system?
    -BREAK FOOD INTO USABLE FORM
  2. Usable Form
    -Small molecule and dissolved
  3. Mechanical digestion
    -Breaks food into small pieces
  4. Chemical digestion
    -Breaks large molecules into small molecules using enzymes.
  5. moth/teeth
    -Break food into small pieces
  6. tongue
    • -Taste
    • -Pushes food against teeth
    • and mixes w/ saliva
    • Epiglottis
    • -Covers trachea during swallowing
  7. Esophagus
    • -takes food from mouth to stomach
    • -parastalsis starts
  8. Small intestine
    • -Finishes all chemical digestion
    • -absorbs small molecules into villi-int. juice
  9. Large intestine
    • -Reabsorbes water(+vitamins)
    • -Forms Feces
  10. Rectum
    • -Temperary feces
    • STORAGE
  11. Anus
    -Release Feces(egestion)
  12. Salvary Glands
    -Secretes Saliva-breaks starch into simple sugars
  13. Liver
    -Makes Bile
  14. Gall bladder
    -Stores Bile
  15. Pancreas
    -Secretes pancreatic in small intestines

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