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stomach What Happens When You Swallow?
Insert Figure 4.22 Peristalsis
intestinal tract Insert Figure 4.23 Stomach Large muscular sack that holds and churns food In stomach, food mixes with gastric juice, becoming chyme Pyloric sphincter controls the rate that chyme is released
into the small intestine
Insert Figure 4.24 Small Intestine
Where most nutrients
are digested and
• Ileum Insert Figure 4.26 Accessory Organs
Pancreas – produces
and secretes many
digestive enzymes Liver – processes and
stores many nutrients makes cholesterol Gallbladder – stores
bile that the liver makes Insert figure 4.21 Figure 4.26 Absorbing Nutrients Water-soluble
nutrients enter the
capillary of a villus,
and travel to the
liver via portal vein.
enter a lacteal o...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2013 for the course FOOD AND N 254 taught by Professor Varnon during the Spring '13 term at Southeast Missori State University.
- Spring '13