AP Study guide Ch 21

AP Study guide Ch 21 - Chapter 21 Study Guide Nutrition and...

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Chapter 21 Study Guide Nutrition and Digestion Describe the nature of humpback whale feeding. Obtaining and Processing Food Define and distinguish among carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, suspension feeders, substrate feeders, fluid feeders, and bulk feeders. Describe the four stages of food processing. Explain how animals avoid the risk of self-digestion. Compare the structures and functions of a gastrovascular cavity and an alimentary canal. Describe the specialized digestive systems of an earthworm, a grasshopper, and a bird. Human Digestive System Describe the main components of the human alimentary canal and the associated digestive glands. Describe the functional components of saliva and the types and functions of the teeth in humans. Explain how swallowing occurs and how food is directed away from the trachea. Explain how the Heimlich maneuver is performed. Explain how the structure of the esophagus functions to propel food.
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AP Study guide Ch 21 - Chapter 21 Study Guide Nutrition and...

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