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Vitamins are not digested because

they can be absorbed as they are

Digestion is

Breakdown of food into absorvable forms

Ingestion is

intake of solid food or liquid

Enzymes are needed in digestion for

low temperature reactions

Amylase acts on

starch

Products of starch digestion

maltose

Pepsin acts on

protein

Pepsin products are

polypeptides

Amylase is secreted from

saliva and pancreas

Lipase' substrate is

lipids

Product(s) of lipid digestion is/are

glycerol +fatty acids

Absorption is

entry into bloodstream

Assimilation is

entry of into liver (cell)

Lipase works best at pH

8

Stomach is for

storage, digestion , churning

Small intestines are for

digestion absorption

Large intestines are for

absorption of water

Egestion is

removal of undigested material

Human digestion is extra /intracellular

extracellular

We cannot digest plastic because

we have no enzymes for plastics

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