Functional parts of the digestive system

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Function of mouth
Starting point of food entering the digestive system
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Function of tongue and salivary gland
Mix food with saliva
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Function of teeth
Mechanical digestion of food
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Function of oesophagus
Transports for to stomach via peristalsis
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Function of stomach
Storage and digestion of food
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Function of liver
Site of bile salt production
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Function of gall bladder
Site of bile salt storage
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Function of duodenum
Further digestion and some absorption of nutrients
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Function of ileum
Final digestion and main absorption of nutrients
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Function of colon
Absorption of water, salts and minerals
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Function of pancreas
Secretes insulin, glucagon and digestive enzymes
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Function of anus
Defecation
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Function of tongue and salivary gland

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Mix food with saliva

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Function of teeth

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Function of oesophagus

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Function of stomach

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