Digestive System

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  • DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    • ORGAN
      • liver
        • makes bile
          • helps to break down fats
      • oesophagus
      • stomach
        • also makes hydrochloric acid
      • pancreas
      • small & large intestine
        • absorption of digested food occurs here
          • in villi
    • ENZYMES
      • proteases
        • breaks down proteins
          • amino acids
      • carbohydrates
        • break down starch-> glucose
      • lipases
        • breaks down fats-> fatty acids + glycerol
    • ROLE
      • break down large molecules in to smaller ones

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