Chapter 30 Nutrition and Digestion

Chapter 30 - Chapter 30 Nutrition and Digestion Vocabulary Absorption done by the small intestine Aided by increasing of surface area Amylase

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Chapter 30 Nutrition and Digestion Vocabulary Absorption – done by the small intestine. Aided by increasing of surface area. Amylase – enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of starch, found in saliva and pancreatic juice bile – from gallbladder, breaks down lipids Calorie – Chyme – an acidic souplike mixture of partially digestive food, water, and secretions in the stomach that enters the small intestine. colon – most of the large intestine digestion – process of physically grinding and chemically breaking down food digestive system epiglottis – covers the larynx to prevent food from entering the air passageway. essential amino acid – 9 in humans, contained in meats mostly essential fatty acid – 1 in humans feces – waste from digested food gallbladder – produces bile lacteal – single lymph capillary connects to villi large intestine – connected to the small intestine by the appendix liver microvillus – microscopic projection of a villus in the small intestine mineral – body cannot make, elements and inorganic molecules. 11 in humans.
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BMVS 4064 taught by Professor Dr.lee during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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Chapter 30 - Chapter 30 Nutrition and Digestion Vocabulary Absorption done by the small intestine Aided by increasing of surface area Amylase

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