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Digestive System Functions

-intake and digestion of food and water 

- absorption of nutrients 

- elimination of solid wastes 

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Combining form for nourishmenct 

Aliment/o 

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Structures of the digestive system 

- mouth/oral cavity

- pharynx 

- stomach 

- small intestine 

- large intestine 

- accessory organs of digestion 

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Structures of the mouth 

-lips

-cheeks

-palates (hard, soft) 

- salivary glands

- tongue 

- teeth 

- periodontium 

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Boundaries of the mouth 

maxilla and mandible 

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Prognathia 

having an elongated mandible 

- overshot

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Brachygnahia 

having a shortened mandible 

- undershot 

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Dentintion 

refers to the teeth as a whole 

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2 types of dentition 

primary and secondary dentition 

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Primary dention aka

temporary 

deciduous dentition 

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The Type of teeth 

-incisor 

- canine

- premolar 

- molar 

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Incisor 

front, cutting tooth 

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Canine 

long, pointes bonelike tooth for grasping and tearing 

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Premolar 

cheek tooth that grinds food 

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Molar 

caudal cheek tooth that grinds food