begins carbohydrate digestion begins in the mouth
completed in the small intestine
begins in stomach, ends in small intestine (duodenum)
___ is hormone secreted by cells in the stomach wall. Target organ: The glands of the stomach. Response: secretion of gastric acid
Enzyme secreted in the stomach that begins the digestion of proteins
released in stomach, reacts with HCl to create pepsin
Secreted by the Pancreas to digest Carbohydrates, Protein, and Fat.
conducts pancreatic juice to small intestine
intestinal enzyme the breaks peptide bonds, producing amino acids from polypeptides
digestive juice made in the liver and stored in the gallbladder
A digestive enzyme that breaks down fats into fatty acids and glycerol.
Small fingerlike projections on the walls of the small intestines that increase surface area
tiny vessels that connect the smallest arteries and the smallest veins