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Flashcards in Digestive System Deck (8):
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Mouth

Voluntary control of eating and swallowing. Mechanical digestion of food by chewing and mixing with saliva which contains lubricants and enzymes that starts starch digestion

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Espohagus

Movement of food by peristalsis from the mouth to he stomach

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Stomach

Churning and mixing with secreted water and acid which kills foreign bacteria and other pathogens in the food, plus initial stages of protein digestion

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Small intestine

Final stages of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids, neutralising stomach acids plus absorption of nutrients

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Pancras

Secretion of lipase, amylase and protease

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Liver

Secretion of surfactants in bike to break up lipid droplets

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Gall bladdler

Gall bladder storage a regulated release of bike

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Large intestine

Re absorption of water, further digestion especially of carbohydrates by symbiotic bacrtia, plus formation and storage of feces

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