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Unformatted text preview: DIGESTION ANSC 221 Excellent Reference http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/ pathphys/digestion/index.html just start at: http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/ Definition Digestion is all of the chemical and physical changes that food undergoes to be absorbed. Absorption takes place as nutrients enter the body from the digestive tract. GI Tract Digestive System Mouth Esophagus Stomach Small intestine Large intestine Liver, gall bladder pancreas Monogastric (nonruminant) MOUTH Lips Teeth Tongue Salivary glands LIPS Prehension What species are lips most important? Least important? Mastication (teeth) Swallowing (tongue) Teeth carnivores Dog Herbivore teeth Mastication Number of jaw movements significant Can have effect on HCO 3 production Affects rumen fermentation Horse Secretions from the mouth Saliva Mucin Salivary amylase (called ptyalin in human) Bicarbonate in ruminants Esophagus Birds CROP Mammals Stomach Complexity varies Simple in monogastrics (nonruminants) 4-chambered complex stomach of ruminant Functions of Stomach STORAGE Chemical Digestion Non-Ruminant Stomach 4 regions Esophageal Cardiac Fundic Pyloric Poultry...
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