Digestive, Respiratory, and Circulatory Systems

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 4/27/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style HCA/200 Sarah Calame Digestive, Respiratory, and Circulatory Systems HCA/200 Sarah Calame
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 4/27/11 Nerve and  hormone regulators  control the process  of digestion. The digestive  system
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 4/27/11 Digestion The process of how complex  foods are broken down into  nutrients in a form that the  body can utilize them. The oral cavity, also known as the mouth,  is the beginning point of digestion.
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Process of Digestion Food enters the mouth where it is broken down by chewing and enzymes. Food goes through the esophagus where wave like movements force the food  from the throat to the stomach In the stomach food is partly digested and mixed with stomach acids called chyme. Food enters the duodenum then moves to the jejunum and ileum. The bile,  pancreatic enzymes, and other enzymes help breakdown the food. Next water and electrolytes are removed from the food with the help of many 
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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