Digestive Tract

Digestive Tract - Digestive Tract Gastrointestinal tract...

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Digestive Tract  Gastrointestinal tract where food goes        Mouth       Oropharynx       Esophagus       Stomach       Small intestine       Large intestine (colon)       Rectum       Anus 
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Digestion  Mechanical  - breaking up food physically by biting, chewing, grinding Chemical  - breaking food down by chemical means  Accessory Organs  Secrete into the digestive tract Liver, gall bladder and pancreas secrete into the duodenum Chemical digestion takes place in the small intestines  Accessory Organs Salivary Glands  Salivary glands secrete saliva into the mouth Helps to  lubricate  food and has  enzymes for chemical digestion  Digestive System  Digestive tract  Accessory organs  Oral Cavity  Mechanical processing Moistening Mixing with salivary secretions  Salivary Glands  ecretion of lubricating fluid containing enzymes that breakdown carbohydrates chemically 
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Liver  Secretion of bile  - for lipid digestion Storage of nutrients 
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course AHS 132 taught by Professor Klinger during the Spring '09 term at Nassau CC.

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Digestive Tract - Digestive Tract Gastrointestinal tract...

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