by E. Hung 2014
Organ - Organ Function - Secretions - Secretion Function
- 1. Mechanical Digestion 2. Carbohydrate digestion via saliva.
- 1. Salivary amylase 2. Saliva
- 1. To break down starches 2. Lubricate food.
- Peristalsis (contraction of esophagus muscles to move bolus into stomach)
- Stores food and both types of digestion occur.
- 1. Mucous 2. Hydrochloric acid 3. pepsinogen
- 1. Lubricate wall linings/ protect against acid. 2. Kills pathogens. 3.…
The longest part of digestive system where most digestion takes place.
The end products of digestion of proteins.
Liver produces a fluid called ____________ that is important for fat digestion.
The organ that stores Bile.
Large intestine is also called the __________.
The part of the digestive system with a shape of letter n.
________________ reaches the large intestines undigested which provides bulk.
The organ involves Mechanical Digestion and partial digestion of starch.
The part of digestive system in between the mouth and the stomach.
The thickest part of the digestive system where proteins are partially digested and gastric juice is secreted.
_____________neutralise stomach acid and secrete digestive enzymes.
__________ makes bile and helps to store glucose.
The other end of the digestive system where faeces is expelled.
The end products of carbohydrates and other sugars such as sucrose and lactose.
__________________ and glcerols are the end products of fats and oils.
Chemicals secreted by the digestive system to digest food.
The small part that is found in between small and large intestine but not involved in digestion.
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction that keep food moving along in one direction through the digestive system.
Fingerlike projection of the inner surface of the small intestine to increase the surface area for absorption of digested food.
first part of small intestines, most digestion takes place, chemicals released from liver, gall bladder, and pancreas