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The process that breaks down food into small molecules that can be absorbed by blood is called __________.
An __________ is a type of protein that speeds up the rate of chemical reaction in your body.
Many __________ are involved in the chemical digestion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.
Food does not pass through the __________ organs which include the salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
The __________ is a muscular tube that moves food to the stomach using peristalsis, or waves of muscle contractions.
Food moves through your digestive system by waves of muscle contractions called __________.
In the __________, food is mechanically digested by peristalsis and chemically digested by enzymes and hydrochloric acid.
In the stomach, food is __________ digested by peristalsis and chemically digested by enzymes and hydrochloric acid.
In the stomach, food is mechanically digested by peristalsis and __________ digested by enzymes and hydrochloric acid.
The __________ __________ is lined with villi which increase surface area to help with the absorption of nutrients. This is where most digestion takes place.
The small intestine is lined with __________ which increase surface area to help with the absorption of nutrients.
Once nutrients are absorbed by the villi they are then transported to all body cells by the __________.
The small intestine contains villi which increase __________ __________ to help with the absorption of nutrients.
The main function of the __________ __________ is to re-absorb water before eliminating solid waste.
The liquid mixture of food, water, and digestive enzymes produced by the stomach is called __________.
The main function of the large intestine is to re-absorb __________ before eliminating solid waste.
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