Ingestion+digestion+absorption+assimilation+elimination

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Ingestion
Process by which food into the alimentary canal
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Digestion
Process by which ingested material ( food ) is broken down in the earlier stages of the alimentary canal
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what are the two types of digestion?
1) mechanical 2) chemical
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Absorption
The uptake of fluids or other substances by the tissues of the body
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Assimilation
process by which components/chemicals are taken to cells of the body - after being digested + absorbed
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Elimination
1) final stage of digestion 2) the entire process of excretion of metabolic waste products
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Process by which ingested material ( food ) is broken down in the earlier stages of the alimentary canal

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Digestion

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1) mechanical 2) chemical

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The uptake of fluids or other substances by the tissues of the body

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process by which components/chemicals are taken to cells of the body - after being digested + absorbed

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