Digestive system

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Stomach

Muscular sac

Produces enzymes which digests proteins

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Oesophagus

Carries food to the stomach

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Salivary Glands

Secrete amylase- Hydrolyses starch.

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Ileum

Long muscular tube

Enzymes produced by walls and by glands

Inner walls folded into villi- Gives a larger surface area

Microvilli- used in absorption of products from the bloodstream

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Pancreas

Large gland

Produces pancreatic juices

Protease to hydrolyse proteins lipase

Amylase to hydrolyse starch

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Colon

Absorbs water- Mostly from secretions of the digestive glands

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Rectum & Anus

Faeces are stored here

Periodically removed via the ****.- Egestion

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