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body system that breaks down food and absorbs nutrients
begins to break down food into smaller pieces through mechanical digestion. saliva in the mouth begins chemical digestion
food tube connecting the mouth to the stomach
large muscular (stretchy) sac that continues the mechanical and chemical digestion of food
organ that completes the chemical digestion of food and absorbs the nutrients; 20ft long
organ that stores bile; bile breaks down fat
Factory for antibodies and bile ; stores vitamins and sugars until your body needs them; filters blood
produces insulin which is required for digesting (breaking down) sugars
lowest part of the large intestine; where feces is stored before it exits the body
the opening at the end of the digestive system from which feces exit the body
a small sac located near the start of the large intestine
what is not needed makes its way here (waste). site of water absorption