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  1. major role in maintaing homeostasis, it gets rid of toxins, regulates blood sugar levels and produces bile
  2. mouth (food breakdown), pharynx (dual function in respiratory and digestion), stomach (food breakdown), small intestine (divides into duodenum, jejenum and ileum, most chemical digestine occurs here), large intestine (divides into caecum, appendix, colon that has ascending, transverse anbd descending parts, water absorption and production of vits. occur here), accessory organs (salivary glands, liver, gall bladder and pancreas)
  3. rectal bleeding and passing of mucus are refer to GP situations, unhealthy levels of stress affect digestion and absorption, acute conditions are contra-indicated

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  1. absorptiondigested food moves from intestine into blood or lymph through walls of villi, mostly occurs in the small intestine and from there it goes to the liver


  2. definitionthe gastro-intestinal tract beginning at the mouth and ending at the anus and its associated organs ie. salivary glands, liver, gall bladder and pancreas