The pancreas is located beneath the stomach and it connects to the small

The pancreas is located beneath the stomach and it

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The pancreas is located beneath the stomach and it connects to the small intestines through the duodenum. What enzymes are produced by the pancreas and what are their functions? Enzymes produced in the pancreas include lipases that digest fat, proteases which digest proteins, and amylases which digest starch molecules. How is insulin related to the digestive system? Insulin turns the glucose produced by the body into energy (ATP.) Insulin is released in the pancreas from a result in high blood sugar levels What is the size of the liver and where is it located? The liver is located just below the right lung and it weighs 3 lbs. How does the liver function in relation to digestion? The liver process the nutrients obtained through digestion. What are other functions of the liver in the body? The liver gets rid of toxins in the body and it stores sugars. What is the relationship between the liver and the gallbladder? The location What is the function of bile and where does it enter the digestive tract? Bile is important for digestion and absorption of fats and fat-soluble vitamins in the small intestine.
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1.Small Intestine and Large IntestineWhat are the three sections of the small intestine and what role does each section play in digestion or absorption?
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walls of the small intestine absorb the digested nutrients into the bloodstreammuscles push waste products, including undigested parts of food and older cells, into large intestinelarge intestine absorbs water and any remaining nutrients and changes the waste from liquid into stoolWhat enzymes act inside the small intestine and what are the functions of these enzymes? Pancreas secretes pancreatic amylase, which passes through a duct to reach small intestinePancreatic amylase completes digestion of carbohydrate, producing glucosePancreas also makes trypsin and chymotrypsin, which are released into small
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