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HTO 2-Digestive System I

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nutrients
carbohydrates, proteins, fats (lipids), vitamins, minerals
break them down
before your body can use nutrients it must _______
digestion
breaking down food in your body
mouth
beginning of digestive system
anus
end of digestive system
mechanical digestion
breaking up food through chewing, grinding, biting
chemical digestion
breaking down nutrients through chemical reactions
saliva
moistens and lubricates food so you can swallow it
espophagus
food moves from mouth to _______ when you swallow
stomach
esophagus connects the mouth to the stomach