The Digestive System (B5)

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  • Created on: 17-04-14 10:34

Journey through the digestive system:

Mouth:- anylase in saliva breaks down starch in carbohydrates, teeth mechanically digest

Oesophagus:- Transports to stomach by muscular contractions called peristalsis

Stomach:- Acid in stomach kills bacteria, protease breaks down protein, more carbohydrates are broken down

Small intestine:- Bile from liver breaks fat into droplets so lipase can react on it and make glycerol and fatty acids, passes through into…


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