10-10-07 - BIO 311D Complete digestive system mechanical...

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BIO 311D 10/10/2007 09:02:00 Complete digestive system mechanical processing and motility secretion of enzymes digestion absorption elimination Mouth-breakdown and digestion (salivary glands—more than 1 liter of saliva per  day contain salivary amylase) pharynx—passage way esophagus—moves food to stomach (this is smooth muscle) stomach—later small intestine—later large intestine—later rectum—control over elimination anus—waste leaves through anus accessory organs: salivary glands liver gall bladder pancreas stomach can store about 2 liters of food can mix food and storage protein digestion pepsin (enzyme) controls passage of food—mechanically breakdown large particles gastric fluid—HCl (hydrochloric acid)-pH2 and is strong acid o kills bacteria
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o destroy extra cellular matrix that binds cells
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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