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1

what do we need for energy?

food and ATP

2

what are the ways that we break down food to get the nutrients?

by chewing and enzymes

3

what is another name for digestive system?

GI
gastrointestinal tract

4

when we look at lower animals, what do we call their digestive system?

alimentary canal

5

how many digestive processes are there?

4
ingestion
digestion
absorption
egestion

6

ingestion

putting food into mouth

eating

7

digestion

breaking down of food

8

how many ways are there to break down food?

2

mechanical (chewing) and chemical (enzymes)

9

absorption

absorbing of nutrients

10

egestion

to expel food

11

what do we call it when we expel food

defication

12

what is defication

the limination of feces

13

what is feces

undigested/unabsorbed food

14

When we start with glucose, how many actions do we go through before we get ATP?

3 metabolic pathways