DIGESTIVE SYSTEM BY IZI.
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PARTS OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM AND THEIR FUNCTIONS.
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abstract. Stomach. Is a hollow muscular organ that digest food. It is part of your GI tract. When your stomach receives food, it contracts and produces acids and enzymes that break down food. When your stomach has broken down food, it pass it to your small intestine. .
SMALL INTESTINE. Is a 22-foot long muscular tube that breaks down food using enzymes released by the pancreas and bile from the live.
PANCREAS. The pancreas is a long, flat gland that sits tucked behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. The pancreas produces enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar (glucose).
LIVER. An organ found in the abdomen that performs hundreds of functions as an accessory organ of the digestive system, including the secretion of bile to digest fats..
GALL BLADDER. An organ that stores bile produced by the liver.
Colon( large intestine ). The large intestine Is the last part of the digestive system (GI) tract..
RECTUM. The rectum is a straight, 8-inch chamber that connects the colon to the anus..
The anus is the last part of the digestive tract..
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What Is Mechanical Digestion ?. Is a physical breaking down food substances into smaller particles to more efficiently undergo chemical digestion that occurs in the mouth..
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE DIGESTIVE ENZYMES AMYLASE, PROTEASE AND LPASE?.
What is the outcome of chemical digestion of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and where it occurs?.
VILLUS (villi). The villi are small finger-like projection about a millimeter in length that protrude from the circular folds. They cover the entire surface of the folds, each cell on the surface of the villus that is exposed to the lumen is lined with additional, even smaller villi, called microvilli. These structures are very tiny..
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Why is digestion important?. Digestion is important because your body needs nutrients from food and drink to work properly and stay healthy..
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