Science Test - Digestive System

Understand the parts of the digestive system

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MOUTH
Where the food and saliva are mixed
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TEETH
Bite and chew food into smaller pieces.
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SALIVARY GLANDS
Contains enzymes that begin breaking down starch in food.
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EPIGLOTTIS
A flap of tissue closes of the trachea so that food does not go down to your lungs.
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OESOPHAGUS
Carries the food to the stomach.
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TONGUE
Rolling food into round balls.
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GALL BLADDER
Where Bile is stored.
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LIVER
It makes bile.
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PANCREAS
Makes pancreas juice.
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STOMACH
Food storage area. It also contains hydrochloric acid.
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DUODENUM
Connects the stomach to the small intestines.
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SMALL INTESTINES
The small intestines make enzymes that complete the digestion process. It is in the small intestine where the food is almost fully digested food are absorbed into your bloodstreams.
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LARGE INTESTINE
Undigested materials pass into the large intestine
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APPENDIX
Plays no part in the digestive system.
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RECTUM
Where the faeces are stored. Also it is the final part of the digestive system.
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ANUS
The faeces pass through here when you go to the toilet.
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Bite and chew food into smaller pieces.

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TEETH

Card 3

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Contains enzymes that begin breaking down starch in food.

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Card 4

Front

A flap of tissue closes of the trachea so that food does not go down to your lungs.

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Card 5

Front

Carries the food to the stomach.

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