Digestion

Digestion - Function is to secrete saliva (mucus,water,and...

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Digestion Breakdown of ingested food Absorption of nutrients into the blood Metabolism Production of cellular energy (ATP) Constructive and degenerative cellular activities Organs of the digestive system Alimentary canal – continuous coiled hollow tube Accessory digestive organs Salivary Glands Saliva producing glands
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Unformatted text preview: Function is to secrete saliva (mucus,water,and enzymes) to moisten food and begin digestion Amalase is enzyme which begins starch breakdown Saliva dissolves chemicals so they can be tasted Parotid glands located anterior to ears Submandibular glands Sublingual glands...
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