Digestive System Crossword

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  • Created on: 01-12-12 14:12
A soft mass of chewed food.
Bolus
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The substance secreted by the salivary glands.
Saliva
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Enzymes in the saliva break these down.
Carbohydrates
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The wave-like contractions that transport the food from the oesophagus to the stomach.
Peristalsis
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The secretion of acid in the stomach break these down.
Microorganisms
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This organ breaks down the leftover food (fats).
Pancreas
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This allows for sufficient absorption in the small intestine.
Large surface area
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This feature of the large intestine allows for the absorption of vitamins created by the bacteria inhabiting it.
Colon
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This is the purpose of the rectum.
Storage
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Card 2

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The substance secreted by the salivary glands.

Back

Saliva

Card 3

Front

Enzymes in the saliva break these down.

Back

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Card 4

Front

The wave-like contractions that transport the food from the oesophagus to the stomach.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

The secretion of acid in the stomach break these down.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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