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Flashcards in Digestion Deck (10):
1

What enzymes do the salivary glands produce?

Amylase in saliva

2

What happens at the liver?

bile is produced which emulsifies fats and neutralises stomach acid

3

What happens at the stomach?

pummels food with muscular walls and produces hydrochloric acid to kill bacteria and give the correct pH (2)

4

What enzymes are produced in the stomach?

protease.

5

What happens at the gall bladder?

Bile is stored before it is released into the small intestine

6

What enzymes are produced at the pancreas?

protease, amylase and lipase

7

What enzymes are produced in the small intestines?

protease, amylase and lipase

8

What happens at the small intestines?

digested food is absorbed into the blood stream

9

What happens at the large intestines?

excess water is absorbed

10

What happens at the rectum?

faeces are stored before they go to the anus