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Click to edit Master subtitle style 11/2/10 Barbara Coronado HCA/220 Joi Bacchus September 21, 2010 Physiology Presentation Ch. 3, 4, & 5
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11/2/10 Digestion Digestion is the process by which food and drink are broken down into their smallest parts so the body can use them to build and nourish cells and to provide energy. Digestion involves mixing food with digestive juices, moving it through the digestive tract, and breaking down large molecules of food into smaller molecules. Digestion begins in the mouth, when you chew and swallow, and is completed in the small intestine.
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11/2/10 Process of Digestion The human digestive system is a complex series of organs and glands that processes food. In order to use the food we eat, our body has to break the food down into smaller molecules that it can process; it also has to excrete waste. Most of the digestive organs (like the stomach and intestines) are tube-like and contain the food as it makes its way through the body. The digestive system is
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course HCA 220 HCA 220 taught by Professor Latriciam.carter; during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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