Key Words to do with Digestion

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Digestion, ingestion, and egestion


Digestion is the chemical and mechanical breakdown of food. It converts large insoluble molecules to small soluble molecules, which can be absorbed into the blood.


Ingestion is taking food through the mouth into the body.


Egestion is the removal of faeces by the body.

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