digestion

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: vanessa
  • Created on: 18-12-13 17:02
what are proteins, carbs, and fats needed for
growth, energy, and insulation
1 of 8
what is ingestion
the taking in of food
2 of 8
what is digestion and what are the two types
the breaking down of food into small soluble molecules (chemical and mechanical)
3 of 8
what is absorption?
the movement of small food molecules into the bloodstream
4 of 8
what is egestion?
undigested food leaves the body
5 of 8
what is peristalsis?
wave like muscle contractions
6 of 8
what is the order of digestion?
mouth(mechanical), saliva, tongue, peristalsis, churning in stomach, pancreatic juice, bile from gall bladder, small intestines, large intestines, colon, rectum
7 of 8
what are the three enzymes, substrates, and products
amylase > starch > sugar protease > proteins > amino acids lipase > lipids > fatty acids/glycerol
8 of 8

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

what is ingestion

Back

the taking in of food

Card 3

Front

what is digestion and what are the two types

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

what is absorption?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

what is egestion?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Cells, tissues and organs resources »