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Unformatted text preview: >nitrogenous bases, sugars, phospates o Fats-fat globules->bile salts->fat droplets->lipase->fatty acids, glycerol • Liver Functions o Remove excess glucose from the blood and convert it to glycogen o Regulates metabolism o Converts toxins into inactive products excreted through urine o Produces bile which aids in the digestion of fats o Large intestine (colon) functions Stores feces • Three needs of a healthy diet o Fuel to power body activities o Organic molecules to build the animals own molecules o Essential nutrients • The Five Main Vertebrate Groups o Chordata Dorsal Hollow nerve cord Motochord Pharyngeal slits Post anal tail o Invertebrate Chordates transition into vertebrates. They developed head and skull->backbone-> bone and cartilage-> jaw o Mammal Hierarchy: Chordate, craniate, vertebrate, jawed vertebrate, tetrapods, ammiotes...
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- Fall '11
- Nutrition, Digestive System, human oral cavity, Five Main Vertebrate Groups