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The digestive system is responsible for many body processes. Its functions begins when food is taken into the mouth, or ____________
The process called ____________ occurs as food is broken down both chemically and mechanically
For the broken down foods to be made available to the body cells, they must be absorbe dthrough the digestive system walls into the ___________
Undigestible food remains are removed, or _____________ from the body in ____________
The organs forming a continuous tube from the mouth to the anus are collectively called the ___________
GI Tract OR Alimentary Control
Organs located outside the digestive tract proper, which secrete their products into the digestive tract, are referred to as ____________ digestive system organs
produce an enzyme poor juice containing mucus found in the submucosa of the small intestine
Prevents food from moving back into the small intestine once it has entered the large intestine
Starch digestion begins in the mouth when ________ is ducted in by the salivary glands
Gastrin, which prods the stomach glands to produce more enzymes and HCI represents a ___________
The fact that the mere thought of a relished food can make your mouth water is an example of _______________
Many people chew gum to increase saliva formation when their mouth is dry. This type of stimulus is a ____________
Since living cells of the stomach are largely protein, it is amazing that they are not digested by the activity of stomach enzymes. The most important means of stomach protection is the __________ it produces
The third layer of smooth muscle found in the stomach wall allows mixing and mechanical breakdown by _____________
The small intestine is protected from the corrosive action of hydrochloric acid in chyme by _______________, which is ducted in by the pancreas
Bicarbonate Rich Fluid
The pancreas produces protein digesting enzymes, amylase, and mucleases. It is the only important source of ____________
Causes severe epigastric pain associated with prolonged storage of bile in the gallbladder
The building blocks of carbohydrates are monosaccharides, or simple sugars. The three common simple sugars in out diet are ________ ___________ ___________
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