Functional parts of the digestive system

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: thorscore
  • Created on: 01-04-14 10:40
Function of mouth
Starting point of food entering the digestive system
1 of 12
Function of tongue and salivary gland
Mix food with saliva
2 of 12
Function of teeth
Mechanical digestion of food
3 of 12
Function of oesophagus
Transports for to stomach via peristalsis
4 of 12
Function of stomach
Storage and digestion of food
5 of 12
Function of liver
Site of bile salt production
6 of 12
Function of gall bladder
Site of bile salt storage
7 of 12
Function of duodenum
Further digestion and some absorption of nutrients
8 of 12
Function of ileum
Final digestion and main absorption of nutrients
9 of 12
Function of colon
Absorption of water, salts and minerals
10 of 12
Function of pancreas
Secretes insulin, glucagon and digestive enzymes
11 of 12
Function of ****
Defecation
12 of 12

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Function of tongue and salivary gland

Back

Mix food with saliva

Card 3

Front

Function of teeth

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Function of oesophagus

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Function of stomach

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 Enzymes and digestion resources »