The digestive system- BIOLOGY

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  • The digestive system:
    • 3. Oesophagus
      • Muscular tube which moves indigestive food to the stomach.
    • 2. Salivary glands
      • Produce saliva containing amalyse.
    • 1. Mouth
      • Where food enters the alimentary canal.
      • This is where digestion begins.
    • 4. Stomach
      • Muscular organ where digestion continues.
    • 5. Pancreas
      • Produces digestive enzymes.
    • 6. Liver
      • Produces Bile.
    • 7. Gall bladder
      • Stores bile before realising it into the duodenum.
    • 8. Small intestine- duodenum
      • Where food is mixed with digestive enzymes & lymph.
    • 9. Small intestine- ileum
      • Where digested food is absorbed into the blood stream & lymph.
    • 10. Large intestine- Colon
      • Where water is re-absorbed.
    • 11. Large intestine- Rectum
      • Where faeces are stored.
    • 12. Large intestine- Anus
      • Where faeces leave the alimentary canal.

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