the digestive system

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  • Created on: 21-05-16 16:04
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  • digestion
    • digestive system
      • LARGE INTESTINE - water is absorbed from undigested food
      • SMALL INTESTINE- absorption of soluble foods through villi in walls
      • STOMACH + SMALL INTESTINE - digestion occurs due to enzymes in digestive juices
      • LIVER - produces bile to aid lipid digestion
      • GLANDS -   produce digestive juices
    • digestive enzymes
      • AMYLASE - salivary glands, pancreas, small intestine
        • amylase - starch --> sugars
      • PROTEASE - stomach, pancreas, small intestine
        • protease - protein --> amino acids
      • LIPASE - pancreas, small intestine
        • lipase - lipids --> fatty acids + glycerol

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