Mechanical digestion begins when you chew your food. Chemical digestion begins when the saliva is added. As you chew saliva adds into the food. This makes the food into a soft mass.
No digestion take place. Mucous glands keep the food moist. peristalsis help push the food toward the stomach
Mechanical and chemical digestion. Food is mixed by peristalsis mechanically. Chemically food is mixed with enxymes and strong solutions. hydrocholic acid is released up to about 2 L a day. the acid helps to digest the protein. stomach produces mucus so the food is more slippery. then the food is turned into chyme.
The _____________ is an organ of the digestive system where most digestion takes place. It is also where blood carries the nutrients to the body cells. it is also the place when absorption takes place.
The Large Intestine
reabsorbs water and stores and eliminates undigested food main functions are to absorb water and to eliminate undigested food
The Accessory Organs
tounge, teeth, salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas