Digestive System Keywords

Basically the keywords for biology, as well as learning them read them like a process.

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  • Created on: 09-09-13 20:05
Mouth
Food is chewed up by the teeth here and swallowed
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Duodenum
This is where the food comes in contact with the bile
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Appendix
This is part of the large intestine and has no use for humans except to cause a lot of pain when it burts!
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Liver
This organ produces bile which is used to break down large fat globules into smaller droplets.
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Stomach
This organ contains the enzymes PEPSIN (a protease) and also hydrochloric acid to kill bacteria
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Salivary Glands
Produce saliva which contains enzymes called SALIVARY AMYLASE
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Pancrease
This organ produces AMYLASE, LIPASE and PROTEASE enzymes and releases them into the duodenum
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Rectum
Where the faces are stored
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Oesophagus
The tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
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Anus
Faces leave the body here
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Colon
Water from the waste food is absorbed here
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Ileum
This is where absorption of the food molecules into the bloodstream takes place
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Duodenum

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This is where the food comes in contact with the bile

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Appendix

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Card 4

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Liver

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Card 5

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Stomach

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