More on Digestion

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  • More on Digestion
    • 1. A big surface area so that digested food is absorbed faster into the blood.
    • The alimentary canal of the digestive system is lined with muscle tissue that operates in such a manner that balls of food are moved along, a process known as peristalsis
      • Circular muscles are arranged in circles around the gut and their contractions and relaxations push the food balls along.
    • Alimentary canal is also known as the gut.


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