Physiology - roughage and stimulating peristalsis, muscle...

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Physiology La’Shaunda Brown THE LANGUAGE OF HEALTH CARE /HCA 220 April 04, 2010 Instructor: Carol MACKOWIAK
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Introduction The slide you are about to see you tell you about the digestion, respiration and the circulation process. The slides will go into details about each one and what they do for our body.
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Digestion
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Digestive Process
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How Long Does the Entire Digestive Process Take? The process of digestion starts at ingestion and mastication and ends with defecation. Each step of the process in unique to the individual and there is no set time limit on digestion. However there are normal ranges for digestion and, in most healthy adults, the entire process of digestion takes anywhere from 24 to 72 hours. Fiber aids with elimination by providing
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Unformatted text preview: roughage and stimulating peristalsis, muscle contractions, in the digestive tract . The more fiber in the diet, the faster the process. Respiration The process of Respiration Circulation Circulation Process Conclusion I have learned the process of digestion, respiration, and circulation. I have shown how the digestive system works with the body. I have also shown how the respiration and circulation system works with the body and the heart. I hope that you have learned something like I did. Reference Michelle, J. (1999). How long does the entire digestive process take? Retrieved from http://www.ehow.com Nemours.(1995). Your Digestive System. Retrieved from http://kidshealth.org...
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